Peter Lesica and Walter Fertig
"Here is a small book that will make a fine travel companion when you visit Southeast Utah in the Spring..."—William Gray, Sego Lilly
This comprehensive book features 500 species of the common spring wildflowers, trees and grasses of the red rock 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.
240 pages, 6 x 9, paper
Item 1893, ISBN 978-0-87842-685-0