Synopses & Reviews
The wildflowers of the Rockies are a palette of colors and textures across the alpine meadows - and vary widely from the north to south. Rocky Mountain Trees and Wildflowers is the ideal pocket-sized, folding guide for the eco-tourist or wilderness expert. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar species of 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 highlighting prominent regional botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, this is the guide to take on your next Rocky Mountain adventure.
Rocky Mountain Trees and Wildflowers is an easy to follow field reference to familiar trees and wildflowers found in this region. This durable folding guide, printed on laminate material, is an essential resource for any level of nature explorer. The detailed color illustrations help to distinguish each species.
This beautifully illustrated guide highlights more than 140 species of trees, shrubs, and wildflowers found in the Rocky Mountains and includes a map featuring prominent, regional botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, it is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.
The delicate glacier lily and alpine forget-me-not are just a couple of the thousands of species growing in the diverse ecosystems found throughout Rockies. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers and also includes a 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.