Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Mark Turner
Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A comprehensive field guide to the wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest describes and illustrates more than 1,200 common species, both native and non-native, in a handbook that is organized according to flower color and shape and that includes a range map for each entry.

Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region

Author: Denver Botanic Gardens
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604696443
Format: PDF
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“A dense encyclopedia of every pretty little thing one might encounter in the Rockies, from their southern reaches clear into Canada.” —Denverite Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region—from the Denver Botanic Garden, the region’s recognized leader in horticulture—describes and illustrates more than 1,200 species commonly encountered in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, and the northern parts of Nevada, New Mexico, and Arizona. This comprehensive guide includes perennials, annuals, and bulbs, both native and naturalized, and is organized by flower color and petal shape. Introductory information includes an explanation of the plant parts, keys to the plants, and information on plant names. Species profiles include color photographs and range maps.

Wildflowers of Oregon

Author: Damian Fagan
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493036335
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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From sea to sagebrush, this field guide covers the identification and natural history of over 400 wildflowers, shrubs and trees across Oregon. Beautiful color photographs and written descriptions help the wildflower enthusiast or mountain meadow day hiker identify many of the common plants of Oregon. For each plant, Fagan explains the derivation of the common and scientific names, along with interesting natural history tidbits about historical or cultural uses, pollinator ecology, edibility, and other details about the plants.

Field Guide to the Cascades Olympics

Author: Stephen R. Whitney
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898868081
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A guide to the mountain environment, plants, and animals of the Cascade Range and Olympic Mountains.

Brittle Stars Mudbugs

Author: Patricia K. Lichen
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781570612206
Format: PDF
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Birds that walk underwater. Slugs that mate while suspended in midair. Frogs who star on Hollywood soundtracks. The Pacific Northwest abounds in natural wonders, and here are field guides as interesting as the world they describe. Filled with both amazing and amusing true-life tales about Northwest plants and animals, this new series of uncommon field guides will appeal to the casual observer and the avid naturalist alike. Each of these illustrated books describes more than sixty plants, animals, and natural phenomena of a particular Northwest habitat. Author Patricia Lichen combines standard field guide information about habitat, appearance, and range with delightful and engaging descriptions of the little-known facts, surprising details, and amusing -- even bizarre -- tidbits rarely found in ordinary field guides. Discover how amazing the Northwest natural world really is with these uncommon field guides.