Plants of the San Francisco Bay Region: Mendocino to Monterey

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University of California Press, 2003 - Nature - 504 pages
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Here is the definitive botanical guide to the wetlands, woodlands, coastlines, hills, and valleys of the San Francisco Bay Region. For this extensively revised and redesigned edition of Plants of the San Francisco Bay Region, the identification keys have been improved and line drawings scattered throughout the text, ensuring that this popular book will continue to be the most comprehensive and authoritative identification guide to the region's native and introduced plants.

o Easy-to-use keys describe more than two thousand species of wildflowers, trees, shrubs, weeds, and ferns

o Exceptionally clear illustrations include 457 color photographs and 227 line drawings

o Plants are identified by both common and scientific names, making this guide an essential resource for amateur naturalists, students, and professionals
  

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Contents

SAN FRANCISCO BAY REGION PLANT COMMUNITIES
9
KEYS FOR IDENTIFICATION OF SAN FRANCISCO
25
Flowering Plant Families
41
Flowering Plant Species
81
Illustrations of Plant Structures
455
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Linda H. Beidleman has been an instructor at the Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley; Aspen Center for Environmental Studies; and The Rocky Mountain Nature Association; among other institutions. She is coauthor of Plants of Rocky Mountain National Park (2000, with Richard G. Beidleman and Beatrice E. Willard), among other books. Eugene N. Kozloff is Professor of Biology at the University of Washington and author of Seashore Life of the Northern Pacific Coast: An Illustrated Guide to Northern California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia (1983), among other books.

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