The Rocky Mountain Plant Guide: Identify 700 Wildflowers, Shrubs, and Trees (Paperback)

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The Rocky Mountain Plant Guide: Identify 700 Wildflowers, Shrubs, and Trees (Paperback)


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Get to know the region's wildflowers, shrubs, and trees with this comprehensive field guide, organized by color for ease of use.

The majestic Rocky Mountains provide a diverse landscape of life zones, habitats, and micro-niches, each packed with the wonders of nature. Plant life--from towering forests to dazzling mountain meadows--are beautiful to behold. Learn to identify wildflowers, shrubs, and trees with The Rocky Mountain Plant Guide by George Oxford Miller.

Make field identification simple and informative. This comprehensive guide features 700 species of plants, organized by color and then by family for ease of use--with a separate section for trees. Detailed photographs present the plants as you'll see them in nature, and a "similar species" feature helps you to decide between look-alikes.

Inside you'll find:

  • 700 species: Only Rocky Mountain wildflowers, shrubs, and trees
  • Simple color guide: See a yellow plant? Go to the yellow section
  • Quick ID: At-a-glance tips for identifying each species
  • Professional photos: Larger and easier to see than in other guides

The information is applicable to Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming, as well as northern Washington, and Alberta and British Columbia in Canada. So grab The Rocky Mountain Plant Guide for your next outdoors adventure--to help ensure that you positively identify the plants that you see.

George Oxford Miller is a botanist, an environmental photojournalist, and a past president and lifetime member of the Albuquerque Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico. After graduating from The University of Texas at Austin with a master's degree in botany and zoology, George pursued a career as an environmental journalist specializing in nature recreation and travel, in addition to environmental issues.He is a frequent contributor to New Mexico Magazine and has written 25 nature guides, including Wildflowers of Colorado and Southern Wyoming and Backyard Science & Discovery Workbook: Rocky Mountains. He is also the author of Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees, and Butterflies for the Southwest, Southern California, and Northern California, as well as A Guide to Wildflowers, Trees, and Shrubs of Texas.
Product Details ISBN: 9781647553258
ISBN-10: 1647553253
Publisher: Adventure Publications
Publication Date: September 12th, 2023
Pages: 416
Language: English