Wildflowers of Texas (A Timber Press Field Guide) (Paperback)

By Michael Eason

Timber Press, 9781604696462, 508pp.

Publication Date: April 3, 2018

List Price: 27.95*
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Description

A comprehensive field guide to the wildflowers of the Lone Star State

In Wildflowers of Texas, Michael Eason describes and illustrates more than 1,100 commonly encountered species, both native and introduced. The book is organized by flower color, with helpful color coding along the page edges making it easy to navigate. Each profile is illustrated with a color photograph and includes the plant’s Latin name, family, common name, habitat, bloom time, frequency of occurrence, and a short description of the plant’s morphology.


About the Author

Michael Eason is the head of the San Antonio Botanical Garden rare plant conservation department. He is also a conservation botanist for Texas Flora, a botanical consulting company. Eason has previously worked with the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and the Millennium Seed Bank Project. He volunteers his time for organizations like the Wildflower Center, the Native Plant Society of Texas, and the Nature Conservancy. 


Praise For Wildflowers of Texas (A Timber Press Field Guide)

“Precise technical descriptions enhance this book’s utility. . . . A thoroughly practical and enjoyable resource.” —Choice

“The book I’ve always wanted but had been missing from my field guide collection.” —The Garden Path Podcast

“The size is just right, the binding is sturdy, and the photos and the printing are good quality.” —The Native Plant Society of Texas

“Eason sought to balance a scientific rigor with accessibility.” —Marfa Public Radio

"Wildflowers of Texas should ride shotgun with you on any flower-peeping drive. This excellent guidebook makes identification easy while also introducing you to the vast number of wildflowers you may encounter throughout the state and the seasons." Digging

“Organized by bloom color, this wildflower guide is designed for easy use in the field... Excellent photographs help with identification.”—The Edinburg Review