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Rocky Mountain Trees & Wildflowers: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Plants (Pocket Naturalist Guide) By James Kavanagh, Waterford Press, Raymond Leung (Illustrator) Cover Image
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The Rocky Mountains cover a remarkable extent of land, stretching from Alaska all the way south to New Mexico. At various points along this mighty range are rich pine forests filled with the songs Hermit Thrushes, high-altitude meadows with Alpine Forget-me-not and hardy clusters of heather, and montane rivers bordered by conifers and alders. The iconic Glacier Lily blooms each spring just as the snow recedes. Studying plants in the Rockies is both fascinating and inspiring. For many, plants represent a major aspect of a landscape's character, so it helps to get acquainted with the most representative species. You can do this with the portable reference Rocky Mountain Trees & Wildflowers, which features beautiful illustrations of 140 common and familiar trees, shrubs, and wildflowers as well as a map showing over 20 botanical sanctuaries and learning sites. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, 12-panel folding pocket guide is an excellent companion for educators, learners, naturalists, botanists, and adventurers who wish to forge deeper and more meaningful connections with the land through its plant life. Made in the USA.

About the Author

Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781583551158
ISBN-10: 1583551158
Publisher: Waterford Press
Publication Date: May 17th, 2018
Pages: 2
Language: English
Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide