The Jepson Desert Manual: Vascular Plants of Southeastern California

The Jepson Desert Manual: Vascular Plants of Southeastern California

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ISBN-13: 9780520227750
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 03/28/2002
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.36(d)

About the Author

Bruce G. Baldwin is Curator of the Jepson Herbarium and Associate Professor of
Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. Steve Boyd is Curator of the Herbarium, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Barbara J. Ertter is Administrative Curator and Curator of Western North American Flora, University and Jepson Herbaria, University of California, Berkeley. Robert W. Patterson is Professor of Biology at San Francisco State University. Thomas J. Rosatti is Museum Scientist at the University and Jepson Herbaria, University of California, Berkeley. Dieter H. Wilken is Vice-President, Programs and Collections at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Margriet Wetherwax is a Museum Scientist at the Jepson Herbarium.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Authors Contributing to The Jepson Desert Manual


Introduction
Philosophy of The Jepson Desert Manual
Conventions Used in The Jepson Desert Manual
Glossary
Abbreviations and Symbols
Commonness and Rarity
Horticultural
Information
Geographic Subdivisions of the California Deserts
The California Deserts: Setting, Climate, Vegetation, and History
Floristic Diversity in the California Deserts

Key to the California Desert Plant Families

Taxonomic Treatments
Pteridophytes (F)
Gymnosperms (G)
Dicots (D)
Monocots (M)


Index
Photo Credits

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