ISBN-10:
0520240030
ISBN-13:
9780520240032
Pub. Date:
06/21/2004
Publisher:
University of California Press
California Desert Flowers: An Introduction to Families, Genera, and Species / Edition 1

California Desert Flowers: An Introduction to Families, Genera, and Species / Edition 1

by Sia Morhardt, J. Emil MorhardtSia Morhardt

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Overview

This easy-to-use guide to the most visible families of California desert flowers includes family and genus keys, color photographs of nearly 300 species, and a wealth of diagrams. Created as a primer on identification to family and genus, California Desert Flowers takes readers to a new level of understanding and appreciation of wildflower relationships and their habitats and adaptations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520240032
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 06/21/2004
Series: Phyllis M. Faber Books
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 295
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Sia Morhardt is Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies at Pitzer College. J. Emil Morhardt is Roberts Professor of Environmental Biology and Director of the Roberts Environmental Center at Claremont McKenna College. He is the author of Clean, Green & Read All Over: Ten Rules for Effective Corporate Environmental and Sustainability Reporting (2002).

Table of Contents

PREFACE
INTRODUCTION

ACANTHACEAE
ASCLEPIADACEAE
ASTERACEAE (COMPOSITAE)
BIGNONIACEAE
BORAGINACEAE
BRASSICACEAE (CRUCIFERAE)
CACTACEAE
CAPPARACEAE
CUCURBITACEAE
FABACEAE (LEGUMINOSAE)
FOUQUIERIACEAE
HYDROPHYLLACEAE
KRAMERIACEAE
LAMIACEAE (LABIATAE)
LILIACEAE
LOASACEAE
MALVACEAE
NYCTAGINACEAE
ONAGRACEAE
PAPAVERACEAE
ROSACEAE
SCROPHULARIACEAE
SOLANACEAE
ZYGOPHYLLACEAE

ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHS
ANNOTATED REFERENCES
INDEX

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