Wildflowers of Nevada and Placer Counties, California
CNPS Press, 2007 - Nature - 472 pages
"Describes and illustrates with color photos 520 species of wildflowers found in Nevada and Placer Counties, California. Also provides a physical description of the area, places to see wildflowers, Native American uses, and a complete plant checklist, which includes thirty-eight percent of the plants known to grow wild in California"--Provided by publisher.
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Description of the Area Covered by This Book
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Apr-Jun Description base bloom blue bracts branched Brodiaea Buckwheat Eriogonum Buttercup California calyx Canyon Clarkia Clover clusters color Comments common name conifer Conifer Forest corolla Creek dense elevations erect flower heads flowering stem foliage foothills genera genus Gilia Grass grows Habitat hairs hairy inflorescence Jun-Aug Description Jun-Sep Description leaf leaflets Lewisia Lily linear lobed Lotus Lupine May-Aug Description May-Jul moist Monkeyflower Mountain Native Americans Native annual Native perennial Native Plant Navarretia Nevada and Placer Nevada County Non-native annual occidentalis Onion Orchid ovary Paintbrush Penstemon petals Phacelia pink pinnately Placer Counties pollinated purple ray flowers rhizomes Rock Rock Cress rocky roots Rush Juncus Sedge Carex seeds sepals Sierra slender slopes soils species worldwide stalk stamens subshrub tall taproot Thistle tiny tips Trail Trifolium usually Valley vernal pools Violet Western white flowers whorls wildflowers woodlands yellow Yuba River