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Introduction to California Desert Wildflowers

Field / Identification Guide
By: David L Renshaw and Phyllis M Faber
252 pages, 220 col photos, 123 illus, 2 maps
Introduction to California Desert Wildflowers
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  • Introduction to California Desert Wildflowers ISBN: 9780520236325 Edition: 2 Paperback Dec 2004 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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About this book

First published forty years ago, this comprehensive field guide has now been thoroughly updated and revised and identifies more than 240 wildflowers in informative, engaging species accounts. Covers such popular destinations as Death Valley, Palm Springs, and Joshua Tree National Park.

Contents

Editor's Preface to the New Edition--Phyllis M. Faber Acknowledgments Introduction Introduction to Desert Plant Communities Map of Desert Regions Ferns and Fern Allies 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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Biography

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. Diane L. Renshaw is a Consulting Ecologist. Phyllis M. Faber is General Editor of the California Natural History Guides.

Field / Identification Guide
By: David L Renshaw and Phyllis M Faber
252 pages, 220 col photos, 123 illus, 2 maps
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One of the most comprehensive guides to help with identification.--San Jose Mercury News

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