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The most detailed and comprehensive guide to wildflowers in the Northern Rocky Mountains
This field guide features more than 300 species found in the northern Rockies of Montana, Idaho, Washington, and adjacent British Columbia and Alberta, including Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks. Packed with vivid photos and informative text, this field guide will help you identify and appreciate the varied flora of these wooded mountains, deep valleys, and rugged canyons. All plants are conveniently 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 300 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 to more than 300 wildflowers conveniently arranged for easy identification. Includes vibrant color photos and descriptions.
Fully revised and upated, Northern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers features more than 300 species of wildflowers found throughout northwestern Montana, northern Idaho, northeastern Washington, southeastern British Columbia, and southwestern Alberta. This valuable reference is organized by color and family for easy plant identification. You won't want to visit Glacier, Banff, or Jasper National Parks without taking this book.
About the Author
H. Wayne Phillips is a former forest service ecologist, range manager, and forester who now writes and teaches botany part-time and is an active member of the Montana Native Plant Society. He is the author of Central Rocky Mountain Wildflowers (FalconGuides).