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

Field / Identification Guide

Series: California Natural History Guides Volume: 75

By: Philip A Munz

300 pages, 244 cil photos, 102 illus, 2 maps

University of California Press

Paperback | Mar 2004 | #144929 | ISBN: 0520236343
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About this book

First published more than forty years ago, this guidebook has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout and illustrates and describes more than 400 wildflowers emphasizing the species most likely to be encountered in the state today. Plant descriptions now include more detail, helpful identifying tips, and locales where flowers are likely to be seen.


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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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.

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