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The most detailed and comprehensive guide to wildflowers in the Central Rocky Mountains
This field guide features the wildflowers in the heart of the Rockies from the Yellowstone ecosystem of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho, north to the Rocky Mountain front range in Montana and west through central Idaho to the Blue Mountains of Oregon and Washington. It includes vibrant photos and descriptions of over 260 wildflowers, arranged by color and family for quick and easy reference. Youll also find edible and medicinal properties, traditional Native American uses, historical facts, and the origin of plant names. • Detailed yet user-friendly descriptions and color photos of more than 260 plants organized by color and family• An introduction to the areas habitats and ecology• A glossary of botanical terms• A primer on plant characteristics and identification
Field guide features over 260 wildflowers found in the heart of the Rockies. Includes vibrant color photos and descriptions.
Fully revised and updated, Central Rocky Mountain Widflowers features plants from the Yellowstone Ecosystem of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho, north to the Rocky Mountain Front and west through Central Idaho to the Blue Mountains of Oregon and Washington. With detailed descriptions of over 260 wildflowers, arranged by color and family for easy identification, this guide is perfect for experienced botanists and novices alike.
About the Author
Formerly a forest service ecologist, range manager, and forester, Wayne Phillips is now writes and teaches botany part-time and is a board member of the Montana Native Plant Society. He is also the author of Northern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers (FalconGuides).