Plants of Coastal British Columbia
The most accessible, up-to-date guide book of it's kind.
This revised, easy-to-use field guide features 794 species of plants commonly found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska, including trees, shrubs, wildflowers, aquatic plants, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens, and covers the entire length of the British Columbia coast, from shoreline to alpine.
The book includes 1,100 colour photographs, more than 1,000 line drawings and silhouettes, clear species descriptions and keys to groups, descriptions of each plant's habitat and range, and 794 colour range maps. Rich and engaging notes on each species describe aboriginal and other local uses of plants for food, medicine and implements, along with unique characteristics of the plants and the origins of their names. For both amateurs and professionals, this is the best, most accessible, most up-to-date guide of its kind.
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 regional ecologist and adjunct university professor.
- Format: Paperback
- Dimensions: 528 pages, 8.5 x 5.5 x 1 in
- Published by: Lone Pine
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