Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region describes and illustrates more than 1,200 species commonly encountered in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, and the northern parts of Nevada, New Mexico, and Arizona. This comprehensive guide includes perennials, annuals, and bulbs, both native and naturalized, and is organized by flower colour and petal shape. Introductory information includes an explanation of the plant parts, keys to the plants, and information on plant names. Species profiles include colour photographs and range maps. Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region is for hikers, naturalists, gardeners and anyone wishing to learn more about the region's diverse wildflowers.
Denver Botanic Gardens began in 1951 and is considered one of the top botanical gardens in the United States and a pioneer in water conservation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Gardens' living collections encompass specimens from the tropics to the tundra, showcasing a plant palette chosen to thrive in Colorado's semiarid climate. The Gardens offer world-class art exhibitions, education programs, and important plant conservation and research initiatives.
"A dense encyclopedia of every pretty little thing one might encounter in the Rockies, from their southern reaches clear into Canada."