Introduction to California Soils and Plants: Serpentine, Vernal Pools, and Other Geobotanical Wonders / Edition 1

Introduction to California Soils and Plants: Serpentine, Vernal Pools, and Other Geobotanical Wonders / Edition 1

by Arthur R. Kruckeberg
     
 

Arthur Kruckeberg gives a geologic travelogue of California's unusual soils and land forms and their associated plants, demonstrating along the way how geology shapes plant life. See more details below

Overview

Arthur Kruckeberg gives a geologic travelogue of California's unusual soils and land forms and their associated plants, demonstrating along the way how geology shapes plant life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520233720
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
09/17/2006
Series:
California Natural History Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
885,881
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.25(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : how geology shapes plant life1
1Landforms and plant life25
2Plants and their soils71
3The serpentine story88
4Other strange plant-soil relationships137
5Plant distribution over space and time183
6Human influences201
Epilogue : geology gone wild223
Exploring California's geology and plant life229

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