This beautifully illustrated, easy-to-use field guide provides detailed information about more than 620 species of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens found in the boreal and aspen parkland regions of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Whether you are a naturalist, a day hiker or an armchair adventurer, you can explore these great forests with this handy reference in your backpack or library. Plants of the Western Forest: Alberta, Saskatchewan & Manitoba includes
- More than 800 colour photographs
- Almost 900 line drawings
- Colour photo guide to wildflowers
- Clear species descriptions to help identify plants
- Intriguing notes about edible plants, native uses of plants and origins of plant names.