Wild Flowers of the Pacific Northwest: from Alaska to Northern California

by Lewis J. Clark

Hardcover, 1976

Call number

NWC 582.13 CLARK

Collection

Publication

Superior Pub Co (1976), 604 pages

Description

This classic reference on flowering plants has sold over 30,000 copies. Full of gorgeous colour plates and authoritative yet wonderfully readable descriptions, this sumptuous volume is recognized as the definitive source book on Pacific Northwest wild flowers-everything from the Bachelor's Button and the Lady's Smock to Mouse-ear Chickweed and Rabbit-foot Clover. With comprehensive revisions and a new introduction by botanist John Trelawny, Wild Flowers of the Pacific Northwest contains more than 600 pages with over 550 vibrant colour plates, accompanied by a wealth of botanical and historical information on 782 species and sub-species of the flowering plants of the Pacific Northwest. It is both an indispensable reference and a perfect giftbook for gardeners, naturalists and lovers of the outdoors. "As a result of my work with conservation groups," wrote the late Dr. Lewis J. Clark, "I have become convinced that the first step in the development of an ecology oriented public is a familiarization with, and appreciation of, our plant and animal life. Concern for the preservation of that life will then inevitably evolve." His words still ring true today.… (more)

Pages

604

ISBN

088826061X / 9780888260611
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