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Field Guide to Grasses of California

Volume:  110
By: James Payne Smith, Jr. (Author)

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Lively and scientifically accurate, these well illustrated pocket guides are both accessible and also useful for the informed explorer.

Publisher: University of California Press

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Field Guide to Grasses of California

Field Guide to Grasses of California

Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 110 By: James Payne Smith, Jr. (Author)

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Sep 2014 | #211293 | ISBN-13: 9780520275683
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Field Guide to Birds of the Northern California Coast

Field Guide to Birds of the Northern California Coast

Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 109 By: Rich Stallcup (Author), Jules Evens (Author), Keith Hansen (Illustrator)

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Aug 2014 | #211291 | ISBN-13: 9780520276178
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Hardback | Aug 2014 | #211290 | ISBN-13: 9780520276161
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Field Guide to the Spiders of California and the Pacific Coast States

Field Guide to the Spiders of California and the Pacific Coast States

Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 108 By: Richard J Adams (Author), Timothy D Manolis (Illustrator)

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Feb 2014 | #207479 | ISBN-13: 9780520276611
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Field Guide to the Common Bees of California

Field Guide to the Common Bees of California

Including Bees of the Western United States
Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 107 By: Gretchen LeBuhn (Author), Noel B Pugh (Illustrator)

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Aug 2013 | #207478 | ISBN-13: 9780520272842
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Hardback | Aug 2013 | #207477 | ISBN-13: 9780520272835
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Field Guide to Mushrooms of Western North America

Field Guide to Mushrooms of Western North America

Field / Identification GuideIdentification Key

Volume: 106 By: R Michael Davis (Author), Robert Sommer (Author), John A Menge (Author)

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Aug 2012 | #198805 | ISBN-13: 9780520271081
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Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of California

Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of California

Field / Identification GuideIdentification Key

Volume: 103 By: Robert C Stebbins (Author), Samuel M McGinnis (Author)

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Jul 2012 | Edition: 2 | #192049 | ISBN-13: 9780520270510
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Hardback | Jul 2012 | Edition: 2 | #192050 | ISBN-13: 9780520244665
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Field Guide to California Rivers

Field Guide to California Rivers

Field / Identification GuideWalking / Outdoor Guide

Volume: 105 By: Tim Palmer

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | May 2012 | #198077 | ISBN-13: 9780520266445
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Field Guide to Animal Tracks and Scat of California

Field Guide to Animal Tracks and Scat of California

Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 104 By: Mark Elbroch, Michael Kresky and Jonah Evans

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Mar 2012 | #198079 | ISBN-13: 9780520271098
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Growing California Native Plants

Growing California Native Plants

Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 45 By: Marjorie G Schmidt and Katherine L Greenberg

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Mar 2012 | Edition: 2 | #198073 | ISBN-13: 9780520266698
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Hardback | Mar 2012 | Edition: 2 | #198072 | ISBN-13: 9780520266681
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Natural History of San Francisco Bay

Natural History of San Francisco Bay

Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 102 By: Ariel Rubissow Okamoto and Kathleen M Wong

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Oct 2011 | #192047 | ISBN-13: 9780520268265
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Field Guide to Marine Mammals of the Pacific Coast

Field Guide to Marine Mammals of the Pacific Coast

Baja, California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia
Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 100 By: Sarah G Allen, Joe Mortenson and Sophie Webb

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Feb 2011 | #186509 | ISBN-13: 9780520265455
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Introduction to Earth, Soil, and Land in California

Introduction to Earth, Soil, and Land in California

Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 101 By: David Carle

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Sep 2010 | #186511 | ISBN-13: 9780520266810
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Field Guide to California Agriculture

Field Guide to California Agriculture

Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 98 By: Paul F Starrs and Peter Goin

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Aug 2010 | #184619 | ISBN-13: 9780520265431
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Introduction to California's Beaches and Coast

Introduction to California's Beaches and Coast

Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 99 By: Gary Griggs

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Jun 2010 | #183794 | ISBN-13: 9780520262904
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California Indians and Their Environment

California Indians and Their Environment

An Introduction
Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 96 By: Kent Lightfoot and Otis Parrish

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | May 2009 | #176295 | ISBN-13: 9780520256903
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Hardback | May 2009 | #176294 | ISBN-13: 9780520244719
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Introduction to Water in California

Introduction to Water in California

Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 76 By: David Carle (Author)

Publisher: University of California Press

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Introduction to Water in California

This thoroughly engaging, concise book – Introduction to Water in...

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Paperback | Feb 2009 | Edition: 2 | #180361 | ISBN-13: 9780520260160
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Introduction to Fire in California

Introduction to Fire in California

Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 95 By: David Carle

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Jul 2008 | #176286 | ISBN-13: 9780520255777
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Hardback | Aug 2008 | #176285 | ISBN-13: 9780520248731
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Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula

Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula

Field / Identification GuideWorld / Checklist

Volume: 94 By: Jules G Evens

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Aug 2008 | Edition: 2 | #174160 | ISBN-13: 9780520254671
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Hardback | Aug 2008 | Edition: 2 | #174159 | ISBN-13: 9780520254657
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Field Guide to Owls of California and the West

Field Guide to Owls of California and the West

Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 93 By: Hans Peeters

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Nov 2007 | #168992 | ISBN-13: 9780520252806
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Hardback | Nov 2007 | #168991 | ISBN-13: 9780520247413
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Field Guide to Butterflies of the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento Valley Regions

Field Guide to Butterflies of the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento Valley Regions

Field / Identification Guide

Volume: 92 By: Arthur M Shapiro and Timothy D Manolis

Publisher: University of California Press

Paperback | Jun 2007 | #165371 | ISBN-13: 9780520249578
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Hardback | Jun 2007 | #165368 | ISBN-13: 9780520244696
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