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The deserts, forests, beaches, and peaks of the Pacific Northwest are home to a wide array of plant life, forming a spectacular mosaic of color and texture. Pacific Northwest Wildflowers is your comprehensive guide to the botanical treasures of this region, which extends from southeast Alaska and British Columbia to northern California and east of the Cascade Range into western Idaho.
Perfect for both novice and professional, this easy-to-use reference features:
Guaranteed binding - if this binding fails, the publisher will replace the book for free
Detailed descriptions and color photos of more than 300 species, organized by color and family
An introduction to the ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest
A primer on plant characteristics and identification
A glossary of common botanical terms
With more than 350 color photographs, detailed line drawings, and helpful, informative text, this book introduces more than 300 of the most common wildflowers of the lush Pacific Northwest region. Glossaries, a primer on plant indentification, and an introduction to the ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest are also included.
About the Author
is a botanist and naturalist who has done extensive work with the National Park Service and has been a wildlife consultant for many years. He graduated from the University of Washington and lives in Washington with his wife Raven, and daughter Luna Sierra. He is also the author of Canyon Country Wildflowers.