Introduction to California Desert Wildflowers / Edition 2

Introduction to California Desert Wildflowers / Edition 2

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by Philip A. Munz
     
 


"This is an historic book, popular for 40 years and many people's first introduction to the study of California desert wildflowers. The combination of both line drawings and color photographs with a popularized but accurate and informative text is as effective as ever. Everyone interested in the subject will want a copy."—Emil Morhardt, author of… See more details below

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"This is an historic book, popular for 40 years and many people's first introduction to the study of California desert wildflowers. The combination of both line drawings and color photographs with a popularized but accurate and informative text is as effective as ever. Everyone interested in the subject will want a copy."—Emil Morhardt, author of California Desert Flowers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520236318
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
03/29/2004
Series:
California Natural History Guides Series, #74
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.25(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface to the New Edition
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Introduction to the plant communities of California's deserts9
Map of desert regions21
Ferns and Fern Allies23
Reddish Flowers: Rose to Purplish Red or Brown29
Whitish Flowers: White to Pale Cream or Pale Pink or Greenish69
Bluish Flowers: Blue to Violet127
Yellowish Flowers: Yellow to Orange147
Glossary213
Art Credits219
Index221

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