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Plants of Arizonais the only complete guide to the rich and unique flora of the Grand Canyon State. From deserts to mountaintops, grasslands and chaparral, this handy volume enables both amateur and professional to quickly and accurately identify Arizona plants from ferns to cacti, wildflowers to trees. * 900+ full-color photos * Descriptive text that includes blooming period, elevation, and habitat * Plant characteristics in easy-to-understand terms, not technical jargon * Notes that include ethnobotanical uses, history, and other interesting facts * Pronunciation guide to scientific names * Handy glossary
Anne Orth Epple is the author of eleven books. She and her husband, Lewis E. Epple, spent five years photographing, researching, and writing about the 900 plants in this guide. Anne is a retired flower show judge, lecturer, and award-winning flower designer. They live in Mesa, Arizona. John F. Wiens, the updater, has a BS in Agricultural Science and has worked in the botany department at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum since 1985. He has helped edit and has contributed to multiple botanical books and journals. He lives in Tucson.
Table of Contents
|Arizona's Life Zones||p. xi|
|Plant Family Descriptions||p. xii|
|Angiosperms: White to Cream Flowers||p. 1|
|Angiosperms: Yellow Flowers||p. 103|
|Angiosperms: Orange Flowers||p. 213|
|Angiosperms: Red Flowers||p. 225|
|Angiosperms: Pink to Purple Flowers||p. 239|
|Angiosperms: Blue Flowers||p. 345|
|Angiosperms: Green to Brown Flowers||p. 355|
|Parts of a Flower||p. 447|
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