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Introduction to California Spring Wildflowers of the Foothills, Valleys, and Coast / Edition 2
     

Introduction to California Spring Wildflowers of the Foothills, Valleys, and Coast / Edition 2

by Philip A. Munz, Dianne Lake
 

ISBN-10: 0520236335

ISBN-13: 9780520236332

Pub. Date: 03/29/2004

Publisher: University of California Press

In the spring, California's rolling hills, green valleys, and coastal slopes are colored with wildflowers treasured by both residents and visitors to the state. First published more than forty years ago, this popular guidebook has helped thousands of amateur and intermediate wildflower enthusiasts learn the names of the flowers located in some of the state's

Overview

In the spring, California's rolling hills, green valleys, and coastal slopes are colored with wildflowers treasured by both residents and visitors to the state. First published more than forty years ago, this popular guidebook has helped thousands of amateur and intermediate wildflower enthusiasts learn the names of the flowers located in some of the state's loveliest and most accessible areas—from below the yellow pine belt in the Sierra Nevada westward to the coast. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, it is now easier to use and more accurate—the perfect guide to take along on outdoor excursions in California and surrounding regions.

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Includes 244 new color photographs and 102 detailed drawings

* Now describes more than 400 wildflowers emphasizing the species most likely to be encountered in the state today

* Plant descriptions now include more detail, helpful identifying tips, and locales where flowers are likely to be seen

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520236332
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
03/29/2004
Series:
California Natural History Guides Series , #75
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.25(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface to the New Edition--Phyllis M. Faber

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Introduction to the Plant Communities of California in Spring--Robert Ornduff

Maps of California

Reddish Flowers: Rose to Purplish Red or Brown

Whitish Flowers: White to Pale Cream or Pale Pink or Greenish

Bluish Flowers: Blue to Violet

Yellowish Flowers: Yellow to Orange

Glossary

Art Credits

Index

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