Wildflowers of the West
Wildflowers of the West is a new and unique way to get to know your wildflowers. With more than 345 illustrations and a sure-fire key to identifying flowers, Wildflowers of the West becomes an indispensable handbook. This excellent book is written in a clear, enthusiastic, and informative manner. The key the author provides for easy identification of wildflowers will enable untrained observers to track down the family, the genus, and the species of most wildflowers they encounter. Although this carefully illustrated book focuses on the most common specimens on the West Coast, the key can be used to identify the majority of wildflowers anywhere in North America. Wildflowers of the West points out the distinguishing characteristics, unusual facts, usefulness, edibility, and beauty of each flower.