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Great Basin Wildflowers

A Guide to Common Wildflowers of the High Deserts of Nevada, Utah, and Oregon (Wildflower Series)
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Wild flowers, Pictorial works, Nature, Nature/Ecology, Plants - General, Flowers, Nature / Plants, Identification, Great
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Open LibraryOL8035137M
ISBN 100762738057
ISBN 139780762738052
OCLC/WorldCa61461560

Great Basin Wildflowers is the ultimate guide to the diverse plants and fascinating ecosystems of this vast sink of the American West. The Great Basin, an isolated area bounded by the Sierra Nevada Range, the Wasatch Range, the Mojave Desert, and the Snake River Plain, boasts more than 2, species of wildflowers, providing spectacular mosaics of color/5(11).

Great Basin Wildflowers is the ultimate guide to the diverse plants and fascinating ecosystems of this vast sink of the American West. The Great Basin, an isolated area bounded by the Sierra Nevada Range, the Wasatch Range, the Mojave Desert, and the Snake River Plain, boasts more than species of wildflowers, providing spectacular mosaics of color.

With stunning color images and descriptive text, Laird Blackwell reveals the diversity and beauty of the Great Basin through its wildflowers. This book is a handy introduction to the region's plants for beginners and a fascinating study of the ecosystem that will appeal to experts/5(10).

A guide to the native and naturalized wildflower species and showy shrubs of the eastern edge of the Sierra Nevada, including parts of the Mojave Desert and Great Basin.

The species are organized by elevation zone, flower color and petal number/5(10). With stunning color images and descriptive text, Laird Blackwell reveals the diversity and beauty of the Great Basin through its wildflowers.

This book is a handy introduction to the region's plants for beginners and a fascinating study of the ecosystem that will appeal to experts.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title/5(9). No this book is not as comprehensive as Hitcock and Cronquist but it is so user-friendly that it is an essential for travel in sagebrush country, anywhere in the great basin.

It serves as a great starting point to find a genus when a more comprehensive resourch is available for further clarification. The addition of natural history (ecosytem descriptions) and some ethnobotany make it even better.

The color photos are great Cited by: Laird R. Blackwell's "Wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada and the Central Valley" () is an excellent field guide to the area. The "Quick Key" organizes thumbnails of flowers by elevation for quick reference, and the bulk of the guide is organized by family/5(10).

Great Basin Wildflowers: A Guide To Common Wildflowers Of The High Deserts Of Nevada, Utah, And Oregon - Blackwell Weeds of the West - Whitson (An exhaustive collection of species that are either introduced non-natives or natives that can.

Wildflowers of the Eastern Sierra and Adjoining Mojave Desert and Great Basin by Laird Blackwell. An easy-to-use pocket guide for identifying regional flowers and shrubs.

Each plant description is accompanied by color photos and information on habitat, bloom season, and viewing locations Wildflowers of Nevada Plants > Wildflowers > Nevada.

Below are a selection of common wildflowers and cacti of Nevada - follow the links for full descriptions. Most of the state is desert, either the Great Basin Desert or the Mojave, but it also contains many mountainous areas, so. The diverse habitats found in Great Basin National Park give rise to hundreds of species of wildflowers.

Many flowers are attention-grabbing and dazzling, with large blossoms and stunning colors. Others require a more observant, but well-rewarded, eye. The Great Basin, an isolated area bounded by the Sierra Nevada Range, the Wasatch Range, the Mojave Desert, and the Snake River Plain, boasts more than 2, species of wildflowers, providing spectacular mosaics of easy-to-use guide features: Guaranteed binding if this binding fails in normal use, the publisher will replace the book /5(10).

Great Basin Wildflowers: A Guide to Common Wildflowers of the High Deserts of Nevada, Utah, and Oregon avg rating — 10 ratings — published Want to Read saving /5.

With stunning color images and descriptive text, Laird Blackwell reveals the diversity and beauty of the Great Basin through its wildflowers. This book is a handy introduction to the region's plants for beginners and a fascinating study of the ecosystem that will appeal to experts.

For large bulk sales or truckload quantities give us a call at for the best rates seed and on shipping. Format: Paperback. This book provides outstanding coverage of plants of the Great Basin.

My interest is primarily the Death Valley area and this book is very relevant to the parts of Death Valley above feet in altitude which is actually a very large portion of Death Valley National Park. Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region ($, Timber Press), a manual describing more than 1, species commonly found in the Western United States, hits bookstores later this month.

Drive Yankee Boy Basin is one of the state’s most famous areas for wildflower viewing.

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The diverse habitats found in Great Basin National Park give rise to hundreds of species of wildflowers. Many flowers are attention-grabbing and dazzling with large blossoms and stunning colors. Others require a more observant, but well rewarded, eye. Generally, wildflowers are most abundant at lower elevations early in.

Wheeler Peak Campgrounds and Island Forest Trail: Both are great places where you can "stroll" to view alpine wildflowers during summer months. Wildlife Viewing in Great Basin “The extreme clarity of the desert light is equaled by the extreme individuation of desert life forms.”.

Post-Fire Native Species Seed Mixes Are Effective at Keeping Out Cheatgrass in the Great Basin. Posted Ap After 16 years, little cheatgrass can be seen in a plot planted with native seed mixes. (photo: Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Range Trend Crew). Post-fire native seed mixes keep out cheatgrass in the Great Basin.

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A Flora of Lassen Volcanic National Park, California George Gillett, John Thomas Howell and Hans Leschke. Wildflower Hotspots of the Eastern Sierra BLM publication, available for $ at eastern Sierra Forest Service visitor centers.

Flora of the Yosemite Sierra by Dean Wm. Southern CA - Wildflower Reports - Page 1 Back to Main Wildflower Page Wildflower and Plant Descriptions with Photos. We'd like to see your pictures too. E-mail your digital photos and reports to [email protected] Use Wildflower Report as the subject of your us know where you took the photo and the date.

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Books shelved as great-basin: The Sagebrush Ocean: A Natural History of the Great Basin by Stephen Trimble, Believing In Place: A Spiritual Geography Of.

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Wildflower Field Guide - DesertUSA: Over 50 species of wildflowers found in USA deserts, organized by flower color. Common name, scientific name, and desert regions in which they are found - Mojave, Sonoran, Chihuahuan, and Great Basin.

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Cymopterus terebinthinus is a perennial plant in the carrot family Apiaceae with leaves that look like parsley and grows in the Great Basin of the American West.

[1]: Common names include Aromatic spring-parsley, northern Indian parsnip, and turpentine : Apiaceae. Stephanomeria tenuifolia, the narrow-leaved wire-lettuce or narrow leaved stephanomeria, is a perennial plant in the sunflower family that grows in the Great Basin of the western United States.: 60 It has five ray flowers that give it the appearance of being petals of a Family: Asteraceae.

This is one of my first go-to sites for wildflowers in the northwestern United States. Wildflower Field Guide - DesertUSA: Over 50 species of wildflowers found in USA deserts, organized by flower color.

Common name, scientific name, and desert regions in which they are found - Mojave, Sonoran, Chihuahuan, and Great Basin.A field guide to common wildflowers, shrubs and trees.

$ Sagebrush Country a Wildflower Sanctuary, Ronald Taylor. A field guide to common wildflowers, grasses and shrubs of the Great Basin. $ Wildflowers of the Desert Southwest, Meg Quinn. A field guide to common desert wildflowers. $Our Great Basin Wildflower seed blend is custom designed for the low valleys and foothill regions of the intermountain west (see distribution map).

We thoughtfully selected wildflowers that are appropriate to this area and that provide a variety of bold and delicate blossoms; with both early and late blooming wildflowers for color through the.