Synopses & Reviews
With almost 1500 wildflower species spread out over eight geographic areas, and some of the tallest trees in the country, California is a spectacular example of Mother Nature at her best. California Trees and Wildflowers highlights over 140 familiar species with intricate detailed illustrations. This lightweight pocket-sized, folding guide identifies familiar trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and a back panel map featuring prominent state-wide botanical sanctuaries that seasonal visitors to the state and year round residents will appreciate the map featuring prominent state-wide botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, it is your perfect travel companion as you admire California's natural beauty.
California Trees and Wildflowers is an easily accessible reference manual. This durable folding guide, printed on laminate material, is an essential resource for any level of nature explorer, to recognize and name the most common trees and wildflowers. The detailed color illustrations help to distinguish each species.
Concise and authoritative, this copiously illustrated reference details more than 140 species of trees, shrubs, and wildflowers found in California and contains a map featuring prominent, state-wide botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, this practical guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.
With almost 1500 wildflower species and the tallest, largest and oldest trees on Earth, California is a spectacular example of Mother Nature at her best. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers and also includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.
About the Author
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.