Plant Life Field Guides
Conifers of California
Paperback ISBN: 0962850535
An attractive and informative guide to the state's native cone-bearing trees and shrubs, serving as both a natural history and field guide. Each species narrative is accompanied by illustrations and photos, detailed identification information, and information on a tree's habitat, distribution, uses, and place in the early botanical and historical literature of the state. Richly illustrated, the guide offers 54 original, full-page color botanical illustrations, 54 color range maps, and 165 gorgeous color photos of every type of tree. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
A Field Guide to Western Trees
Paperback ISBN: 0395904544
This newly designed field guide features detailed descriptions of 387 species, arranged in six major groups by visual similarity. The 47 color plates and 5 text drawings show distinctive details needed for identification. Color photographs and 295 color range maps accompany the species descriptions.
Great Lakes Trees & Wildflowers
A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species
Paperback ISBN: 1583551263
Great Lakes Trees and Wildflowers is an easily accessible field reference manual to familiar trees and wildflowers found in this region. This durable folding guide, printed on laminate material, is an essential resource for any level of nature explorer. The detailed color illustrations help to distinguish each species.
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mushrooms
Paperback ISBN: 0394519922
Covers 725 species, with full-color photographs, descriptions, identification keys, notes on folklore, and advice on edibility
Prairie in Your Pocket
A Guide to Plants of the Tallgrass Prairie
Paperback ISBN: 0877456836
Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast
A Natural History
Hardcover ISBN: 0691144664
This exquisitely illustrated volume provides an in-depth look at spring-blooming wildflowers of the Northeast, from old favorites to lesser-known species. Featuring more than 500 full-color photos in a stunning large-sized format, the book delves deep into the life histories, lore, and cultural uses of more than 35 plant species. The rich narrative covers topics such as the naming of wildflowers; the reasons for taxonomic changes; pollination of flowers and dispersal of seeds; uses by Native Americans; related species in other parts of the world; herbivores, plant pathogens, and pests; medicinal uses; and wildflower references in history, literature, and art. The photos capture the beauty of these plants and also illustrate the concepts discussed in the text. A book unlike any other, Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast combines the latest scientific research with an accessible, entertaining style, making it the ideal volume for readers of all levels of expertise. - Showcases the Northeast's most spectacular spring-blooming wildflowers - Features more than 500 full-color photos - Covers the life histories, lore, and cultural uses of more than 35 species - Combines the latest scientific research with an easy-to-read style - Offers something new for seasoned botanists as well as armchair naturalists
Trees of Illinois Field Guide
Paperback ISBN: 1591931533
Identifying trees can be fun and enlightening with the Trees of Illinois Field Guide. It contains everything youíll want to know, with photos and details about 124 species of trees, including info about leaves, bark, size, range maps and more.