Synopses & Reviews
In Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest, Mark Turner and Ellen Kuhlman cover 568 species of woody plants that can be found in Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and northern California. The comprehensive field guides features introductory chapters on the native landscape and plant entries that detail the family, scientific and common name, flowering seasons, and size. Each entry includes color photographs of the plant's habitat and distinguishing characteristics and a range map.
Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is for hikers, nature lovers, plant geeks, and anyone who wants to know more about, and be able to identify, the many plants of the Pacific Northwest.
"The Timber Press Guide to Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is a treasure . . . this detailed guide draws you in closer to really look at, and identify, our wildly diverse flora."
A must-have for naturalists and plant lovers in the Pacific Northwest
Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is a comprehensive field guide to commonly found woody plants in the region. It features introductory chapters on the native landscape and plant entries that detail the family, scientific and common name, flowering seasons, and size. This must-have guide is for hikers, nature lovers, plant geeks, and anyone who wants to know more about the many plants of the Pacific Northwest.
- Includes photographs and descriptions of 568 species of woody plants
- Covers Oregon, Washington, northern California, and British Columbia
- Introductory chapters discuss the ecoregions, habitats, and microhabitats of the Pacific Northwest
- User-friendly organization by leaf type
About the Author
Mark Turner is a professional photographer who specializes in gardens and native plant environments. He combines a strong sense of photographic design, attention to detail, curiosity about both native and garden plants, and more than 30 years of exploring native plants in their environments. His work in the award-winning Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest has been widely praised.
Ellen Kuhlmann is a professional botanist with extensive experience with Northwest flora. She has a background in fire ecology, rare plant research, and plant community ecology. She worked for the U.S. Forest Service for many years, and for six years was the project manager for Seeds of Success, Washington Rare Plant Care and Conservation (Rare Care), a program sponsored by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.