Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region (A Timber Press Field Guide) (Paperback)

By Denver Botanic Gardens

Timber Press, 9781604696448, 500pp.

Publication Date: August 21, 2018

List Price: 27.95*
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Description

“A dense encyclopedia of every pretty little thing one might encounter in the Rockies, from their southern reaches clear into Canada.” —Denverite

Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region
—from the Denver Botanic Garden, the region’s recognized leader in horticulture—describes and illustrates more than 1,200 species commonly encountered in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, and the northern parts of Nevada, New Mexico, and Arizona. This comprehensive guide includes perennials, annuals, and bulbs, both native and naturalized, and is organized by flower color and petal shape. Introductory information includes an explanation of the plant parts, keys to the plants, and information on plant names. Species profiles include color photographs and range maps.


About the Author

Green inside and out, Denver Botanic Gardens began in 1951 and is considered one of the top botanical gardens in the United States and a pioneer in water conservation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Gardens’ living collections encompass specimens from the tropics to the tundra, showcasing a plant palette chosen to thrive in Colorado’s semiarid climate. The Gardens offer world-class art exhibitions, education programs, and important plant conservation and research initiatives. For more information, visit botanicgardens.org.
 


Praise For Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region (A Timber Press Field Guide)

“A dense encyclopedia of every pretty little thing one might encounter in the Rockies, from their southern reaches clear into Canada.” —Denverite

“Helps expand your wildflower expertise.” —5280

“A sturdy, handsome, flexible book.” —Colorado Community Media​