Wildflowers of Glacier National Park and Surrounding Areas

Wildflowers of Glacier National Park and Surrounding Areas

by Shannon Kimball, Peter Lesica


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Wildflowers of Glacier National Park and Surrounding Areas is a user-friendly field guide featuring over 300 of Glacier National Park's most common plant species. From wildflowers to trees to grasses and sedges, this book features beautiful photographs, detailed descriptions, notes on habitat and fun facts for each plant. It's a perfect plant reference for anyone with an interest in the natural history and splendor of Glacier National Park.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780878425693
Publisher: Trillium Press
Publication date: 07/28/2012
Pages: 253
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Shannon Fitzpatrick Kimball developed a love for Glacier National Park at an early age, hiking and exploring with her family. She has an M.S. in Botany and has worked as a consultant in and around the park for several years. Shannon lives in the Missoula.

Peter Lesica has been a botanist in Montana for over 35 years. He has written numerous articles and books on Montana Plants, Including Flora of Glacier National Park and Manual of Montana Vascular Plants.

Table of Contents

Dedications and Acknowledgements 4

Introduction 5

Map of Glacier National Park 13

Trees 14

Ferns & Fern Allies 26

Brown & Green Flowers 33

Orange & Red Flowers 47

White Flowers 51

Yellow Flowers 112

Pink Flowers 156

Purple & Blue Flowers 181

Grass & Grass-like Plants 214

Glossary 232

Selected References 239

Index 240

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