Rocky Mountain Plants (Family Field Guide Series) by Garrick Pfaffman, Hilary Forsyth
Rocky Mountain Plants (Family Field Guide Series)
Author: Garrick Pfaffman, Hilary Forsyth
Title: Rocky Mountain Plants (Family Field Guide Series)
ISBN10: 1882426266
ISBN13: 978-1882426263
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
Pages:
Publisher: BearBop Press; First edition (August 8, 2007)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1616 kb
Size epub: 1741 kb
Rating: 4.3 ✪
Votes: 491
Category: Science & Math
Subcategory: Biological Sciences
Rocky Mountain Plants: Trees, Shrubs, Wildflowers highlights 62 easy-to-identify plants as a basis for describing the roles and characteristics of plants within the Rocky Mountain region. This book blends the traditional plant field guide with elementary plant biology, allowing easy identification and understanding of plant adaptations, interactions, growing patterns, roles in ecosystems and more, all within the Rocky Mountain region. The guide is beautifully illustrated with 328 color photographs and 73 colored illustrations. Although intended for the younger reader, the book serves all ages as a quick descriptive identification guide for 40 wildflowers, 10 trees, and 12 shrubs common in the Rocky Mountain region. For educators the book is also designed to look beyond plant identification towards developing a better understanding of forest and ecosystem dynamics, microhabitats, adaptations, plant physiology, pollination and much more using language and organization that is easy to use and understand. The book is volume 2 of the Family Field Guide Series.