California Desert Flowers Book

California Desert Flowers


  • Author : Sia Morhardt
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 0520240030
  • Total Read : 77
  • File Size : 8,6 Mb

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Introduction to California Desert Wildflowers Book

Introduction to California Desert Wildflowers


  • Author : Philip Alexander Munz
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN 10 : 0520236327
  • Total Read : 76
  • File Size : 7,9 Mb

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Introduction to California Desert Wildflowers Summary:

Spring in the desert provides some of the most spectacular wildflowers shows in California, making this the perfect wildflower book to pack for a day in the Mojave or Colorado Deserts.

Beauty and the Beast Book
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Beauty and the Beast


  • Author : Peter Raven
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 1733104402
  • Total Read : 63
  • File Size : 15,6 Mb

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Beauty and the Beast Summary:

"Beauty and the Beast: California Wildflowers and Climate Change" is a 12 x 12'' beautifully illustrated and designed 264 page coffee table book created by conservation photographers Rob Badger and Nita Winter.Illustrations: 190 stunning images of California's diverse wildflowers and their habitats, from high mountain passes in the Sierra Nevada mountains to below sea level in Death Valley National Park.Essays: Sixteen talented and diverse authors and scientists, most of whom are women, wrote 18 storytelling style essays (1,200 to 1,800 words) about nature, conservation, climate change or taking action. The two younger authors write about hope and action, and what people can do to help create positive change. The book has three sections: The Gift of Beauty, The Human Connection and Ensuring the Future.Because people are constantly hearing about all the negative things going on in the world, Nita and Rob believed there was a need for a different, softer approach to grab people's attention and center it on the climate-change story, and conservation and population issues. They engage their audiences by first inviting them to experience the splendor of the natural world through a universal symbol of beauty, the wildflower, and then educate and inspire them to take some of the simple actions they provide to create positive change and a healthier planet. Their goal is to spread conservation and climate change ideas far beyond native plant and nature lovers, and to plant the seeds to foster action."Beauty and the Beast" is a 27 year photographic journey into the public lands of California. Lands we all own, lands under constant threat of development or resource extraction, impacts of global warming, sea level rise and wildfires. This book is as much a treasure as the flowers and creatures which are featured within its pages. Nita and Rob extend a hand to you to come in and take a long, slow look around and see what they have seen, experienced and have learned. Book include

Mojave Desert Wildflowers Book

Mojave Desert Wildflowers


  • Author : Pam Mackay
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2013-03-05
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780762793884
  • Total Read : 70
  • File Size : 19,9 Mb

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Mojave Desert Wildflowers Summary:

The Mojave Desert eco-region extends from eastern California to northwestern Arizona, southern Nevada, and southwestern Utah, and boasts plant communities as diverse as alkali sinks, dune systems, Joshua tree woodland, pinyon juniper woodland, mixed mojave scrub, and even riparian woodland. This fully updated and revised edition will be appreciated not only by amateur wildflower enthusiasts, but experts will also find the detailed photographs and charts useful in distinguishing among similar species in difficult groups. Species are arranged by color and plant family for easy identification. This guide features 300 of the common species, full-color photographs (many brand new to this edition), detailed descriptions, information on bloom season, and interesting facts about each plant.

Desert Wild Flowers Book

Desert Wild Flowers


  • Author : Edmund Carroll Jaeger
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 1941
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : 0804703655
  • Total Read : 84
  • File Size : 18,5 Mb

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California Desert Wildflowers Book

California Desert Wildflowers


  • Author : Philip Alexander Munz
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1962
  • Genre: Botany
  • Pages : 132
  • ISBN 10 : 0520008995
  • Total Read : 59
  • File Size : 12,6 Mb

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Desert Wildflowers Book

Desert Wildflowers


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Desert plants
  • Pages : 50
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:B4944875
  • Total Read : 95
  • File Size : 14,5 Mb

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