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

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Jim Pojar, Andrew MacKinnon
Lone Pine Publishing, 1994 - Nature - 527 pages
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This best-selling field guide features 794 species of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, aquatics, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens found along the coast from Oregon to Alaska. Color photographs and line drawings help you identify and learn about the fascinating plants of the Pacific Northwest coast. Engaging notes on each species describe aboriginal and other local uses of plants for food, medicine and implements, along with the unique characteristics of each plant and name origins.

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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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About the author (1994)

Dr. Jim Pojar spent 25 years as an internationally respected forest ecology research scientist and is the author of numerous books and scientific papers related to the boreal forest, aspen parklands and coastal ecosystems.

MacKinnon is a professional biologist and forester who works as a reagional ecologist and adjunct university professor. Co-author of Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast that has sold well ove a million copies.

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