Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest

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Timber Press, 2006 - Nature - 511 pages
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Featuring more than 1240 stunning color photographs, this comprehensive field guide will remain a trusted, authoritative trailside reference for years to come. It describes and illustrates 1220 commonly encountered species, both native and nonnative, including perennials, annuals, and shrubs. Encompassing the Pacific Northwest from southern British Columbia to northern California, from the coast to the mountains and high desert, this handy book is perfect for hikers, naturalists, native plant enthusiasts, and anyone wishing to learn about the amazingly diverse wildflowers of the region. Organized by flower color and shape, and including a range map for each flower described, it is as user-friendly as it is informative.

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Contents

Preface
9
Exploring for Wildflowers
45
YELLOW FLOWERS
59
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Mark Turner is a professional photographer who specializes in gardens and native plant environments. He combines a strong sense of photographic design, attention to detail, curiosity about both native and garden plants, and more than 30 years of exploring native plants in their environments. His work in the award-winning Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest has been widely praised.

Phyllis Gustafson ran a small seed-collection business specializing in Northwest natives and is well acquainted with the wide flora of the region. She also worked with native plants in the nursery trade for more than 20 years. She is an officer of the North American Rock Garden Society (NARGS) and writes frequently for their bulletin. She is often asked by plant societies around the country to lecture about the plants found on her quests. She lives in Central Point, Oregon.

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