Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains

Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains


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Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains by George W. Scotter

A field guide to the Rockies' exquisite wildflowers.

The Rocky Mountains are natural botanical gardens of enormous diversity and interest. Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains is a user-friendly field guide that features wildflowers from one end of the mountain chain to the other-from northern British Columbia to New Mexico. Each detailed description of the 350 species of plants has a full-color photograph for easy identification.

Plants are grouped into six sections, according to flower color: white; yellow and cream; green; pink; red, orange, and brown; and purple and blue.

Included are all the most common species likely to be encountered along the roadsides and hiking trails in the Rockies.

Also featured are some rare and shy beauties found in more remote areas.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781552858486
Publisher: Whitecap Books, Limited
Publication date: 01/01/2010
Edition description: REV
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 1,214,566
Product dimensions: 5.87(w) x 8.87(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Dr. George W. Scotter has worked for the Bureau of Land Management in Idaho and as a range science professor at Utah State University. He won the prestigious J.B. Harkin medal for outstanding contributions to conservation.

Halle Flygare, a member of the Swedish Association of Nature Photographers, has been photographing the flora and fauna of Alaska, Yukon, the Arctic and the Canadian Rockies for 30 years. He has worked as a forest technician for British Columbia and Alberta Forest Services, and as a park warden in Banff National Park.

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