Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region (A Timber Press Field Guide) (Paperback)

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A must-have for wildflower enthusiasts, hikers, and naturalists in the rocky mountain region

Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region—from the Denver Botanic Garden, the region’s recognized leader in horticulture—describes and illustrates more than 1,200 species commonly encountered in the region.
  • Covers entire Rocky Mountain range from Canada south to New Mexico, separated into Northern Rockies, Middle Rockies, and Southern Rockies
  • Describes and illustrates nearly 1200 species
  • Includes perennials, annuals, biennials, vines, shrubs, and subshrubs, both native and non-native
  • 1245 superb color photographs, 1189 range maps, 1 ecoregions map
  • User-friendly organization by flower color and petal count
  • Authoritative trailside reference

About the Author

Green inside and out, Denver Botanic Gardens began in 1951 and is considered one of the top botanical gardens in the United States and a pioneer in water conservation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Gardens’ living collections encompass specimens from the tropics to the tundra, showcasing a plant palette chosen to thrive in Colorado’s semiarid climate. The Gardens offer world-class art exhibitions, education programs, and important plant conservation and research initiatives. For more information, visit botanicgardens.org.

Praise For…

“A dense encyclopedia of every pretty little thing one might encounter in the Rockies, from their southern reaches clear into Canada.” —Denverite

“Helps expand your wildflower expertise.” —5280

“A sturdy, handsome, flexible book.” —Colorado Community Media​

"User-Friendly" The Mountain Weekly News
Product Details
ISBN: 9781604696448
ISBN-10: 1604696443
Publisher: Timber Press
Publication Date: August 21st, 2018
Pages: 500
Language: English
Series: A Timber Press Field Guide