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Introduction to California Spring Wildflowers of the Foothills, Valleys, and Coast By Philip A. Munz

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

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Helps amateur and intermediate wildflower enthusiasts learn the names of the flowers located in some of California's accessible areas - from below the yellow pine belt in the Sierra Nevada westward to the coast. This guide includes 244 color photographs and 102 drawings.
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Introduction to California Spring Wildflowers of the Foothills, Valleys, and Coast by Philip A. Munz

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. It includes 244 new color photographs and 102 detailed drawings. It now describes more than 400 wildflowers emphasizing the species most likely to be encountered in the state today. The plant descriptions now include more detail, helpful identifying tips, and locales where flowers are likely to be seen.

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About Philip A. Munz


Philip A. Munz (1892-1974), of the Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden, was Professor of Botany at Pomona College, serving as Dean for three years. Dianne Lake is Rare Plant Committee Cochair and Unusual Plants Coordinator at the California Native Plant Society, East Bay Chapter. Phyllis M. Faber is General Editor of the California Natural History Guides.

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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CIN000403956
Introduction to California Spring Wildflowers of the Foothills, Valleys, and Coast by Philip A. Munz
Philip A. Munz
California Natural History Guides
Used - Very Good
Paperback
University of California Press
2004-03-26
302
0520236343
9780520236349
N/A
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