Mountain Press Publishing Missoula Montana

Spring Wildflowers of Utah's Red Rock Desert


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Media: Paperback

Item #: 1893   Price: $20.00
ISBN: 978-0-87842-685-0
Pages: 240   Size: 6 x 9

Distributed by Mountain Press for: Trillium Press

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This comprehensive book features 500 species of the common spring wildflowers, trees and grasses of the Painted Desert of southeast Utah and adjacent states with photographs and full descriptions of nearly 300 of these plants. The plants are arranged to make identification easy and there is a helpful glossary. Information includes habitats, identification tips and aboriginal uses as well the national parks and monuments where each plant can be found. The different vegetation types occurring in southeastern Utah are described, and historical information on the botanical exploration of Utah is found throughout. The authors have spent many years studying the botany of the region and compiling information and photographs of the diverse flora. This book will help anyone learn the wildflowers of this beautiful and interesting part of our country.