Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast: Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska

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Lone Pine Publishing, 2004 - Nature - 528 pages
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This easy-to-use field guide features 794 species of plants commonly found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska, including trees, shrubs, wildflowers, aquatic plants, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens. PLANTS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST covers the coastal region from shoreline to alpine, including the western Cascades. Includes: * 1100 color photographs * More than 1000 line drawings and silhouettes * Clear species descriptions and keys to groups * Descriptions of each plant's habitat and range * 794 new color range maps. * Rich and engaging notes on each species describe aboriginal and other local uses of plants for food, medicine and implements, along with unique characteristics of the plants and the origins of their names. For both amateurs and professionals, this is the best, most accessible, most up-to-date guide of its kind.

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User Review  - paquetd10 - LibraryThing

If one can own but one native plant book for the Pacific Northwest, this is the one which provides the best balance of being an introduction, and to covering the widest variety of common native plants ... Read full review

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great source book for any northwest gardener or hiker etc. Also it was a few dollars cheaper then other places and I received it quickly. Read full review

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