By: Laird R. Blackwell
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 2,000 species of wildflowers, providing spectacular mosaics of color.
This easy-to-use guide features:
Guaranteed binding - if this binding fails in normal use, the publisher will replace the book for free
Detailed descriptions and photos of more than 300 plants, organized by color and family
Plant lists for four special areas - Steens Mountain (northern Great Basin), Peavine Mountain (western Great Basin), White Mountains (southern Great Basin), and Great Basin National Park (eastern Great Basin)
A glossary of botanical terms
A primer on plant characteristics and identification