California Plants: A Guide to Our Iconic Flora (Paperback)

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California Plants: A Guide to Our Iconic Flora By Matt Ritter, Edmund G. Brown (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Matt Ritter, Edmund G. Brown (Foreword by)
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An essential resource for outdoor enthusiasts in California.

With his vibrant photographs and lively writing, Matt Ritter takes the reader on a journey through the Golden State's iconic landscapes and abundant plant life.

This definitive guide includes:

  • Over 300 pages with more than 500 species described and photographed
  • More than 1,000 full-color photographs and 150 species range maps
  • Detailed descriptions and fascinating natural history stories
  • California tree identification flowchart
  • Wildflower identification color guide
  • Detailed glossary and comprehensive index

A portion of the proceeds from each book supports the California Native Plant Society and The Wildlands Conservancy. The book features a foreword by Jerry Brown, former Governor of California.

About the Author

Matt Ritter is a biology professor in California. He is the author of several books including California Plants and A Californian's Guide to the Trees Among Us. He has an infectious love of trees and all things botanical. He lives in San Luis Obispo, California.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780999896006
ISBN-10: 0999896008
Publisher: Pacific Street Publishing
Publication Date: January 20th, 2018
Pages: 320
Language: English