A must-have for naturalists and plant lovers in the Pacific Northwest
Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is a comprehensive field guide to commonly found woody plants in the region. It features introductory chapters on the native landscape and plant entries that detail the family, scientific and common name, flowering seasons, and size. This must-have guide is for hikers, nature lovers, plant geeks, and anyone who wants to know more about the many plants of the Pacific Northwest.
- Includes photographs and descriptions of 568 species of woody plants
- Covers Oregon, Washington, northern California, and British Columbia
- Introductory chapters discuss the ecoregions, habitats, and microhabitats of the Pacific Northwest
- User-friendly organization by leaf type
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About the AuthorMark Turner is Institute Professor and professor of cognitive science at Case Western Reserve University and the founding director of the Cognitive Science Network.
Ellen Kuhlmann is a professional botanist with extensive experience with Northwest flora. She has a background in fire ecology, rare plant research, and plant community ecology. She worked for the U.S. Forest Service for many years, and for six years was the project manager for Seeds of Success, Washington Rare Plant Care and Conservation (Rare Care), a program sponsored by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Ellen lives in Bellingham, WA.
"Trees & Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is a treasure. . . . this detailed guide draws you in closer to really look at, and identify, our wildly diverse flora." --The Seattle Times
"A treasure. . . . This detailed guide draws you in closer to really look at, and identify, our wildly diverse flora." --Pacific Northwest Magazine
"A must-have resource." --Washington Trails
"With its wide geographic scope, including parts of Canada and California, it is a single comprehensive volume to pack along when traveling throughout the Pacific Northwest. . . . After owning this book for only a few weeks, I've already broken in the binding, having read up on shrubs that are in bloom along the Wenatchee River. I can tell that my book will be a bit dog-eared before the snow flies!" --Wenatchee World