Introduction to California Plant Life / Edition 2

Introduction to California Plant Life / Edition 2

by Robert Ornduff, Phyllis Faber, Robert Oruduff
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520237048

ISBN-13: 9780520237049

Pub. Date: 07/24/2003

Publisher: University of California Press

California's unique plants range in size from the stately Coast Redwoods to the minute belly plants of the southern deserts and in age from the four-thousand year-old Bristlecone Pines to ephemeral annuals whose life span can be counted in weeks. Available at last in a thoroughly updated and revised edition, this popular book is the only concise overview of the

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California's unique plants range in size from the stately Coast Redwoods to the minute belly plants of the southern deserts and in age from the four-thousand year-old Bristlecone Pines to ephemeral annuals whose life span can be counted in weeks. Available at last in a thoroughly updated and revised edition, this popular book is the only concise overview of the state's remarkable flora, its plant communities, and the environmental factors that shape them.
* 156 color photographs illustrate plants and typical plant communities around the state
* New chapters give expanded discussions of the evolution of the California landscape, recent changes in California's flora, and more
* Introduces basic concepts of plant taxonomy and plant ecology through clear examples and covers topics such as soil, climate, and geography

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520237049
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
07/24/2003
Series:
California Natural History Guides Series, #69
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
357
Sales rank:
1,141,119
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.25(h) x 1.00(d)

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