A guide to the native and naturalized wildflower species and showy shrubs of the eastern edge of the Sierra Nevada, including parts of the Mojave Desert and Great Basin. The species are organized by elevation zone, flower color and petal number. Each of the 376 species accounts features a color header bar, close-up and habitat photographs, a full plant description, name origins, habitat, viewing locations and blooming season. Includes index of common and scientific names, glossary, and bibliography.
|Publisher:||Lone Pine Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)|
|Age Range:||9 Years|
About the Author
Laird R. Blackwell lives with his wife Melinda in Reno, Nevada, where he is a professor at Sierra Nevada College. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford and has been teaching field classes in wildflowers for more than twenty-five years.