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Title:
A Field guide to Rocky Mountain wildflowers : northern Arizona and New Mexico to British Columbia
Author:
Craighead, John J. (John Johnson), 1916-2016.
Publication Information:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [1963]

©1963
Physical Description:
xxxvi, 275 pages, 24 pages of plates : illustrations, maps, color photographs ; 19 cm.
General Note:
Cover title: Rocky Mountain wildflowers.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780395936139

9780395075784
Format :
Book

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Central Library QK139 .C9C Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

This guide describes 590 species, with detailed information on flowering season, related species, range, and habitat. More than 100 plant drawings supplement these descriptions, and more than 200 color photographs show flowers as they appear in the field.


Table of Contents

Editor's Note
About This Book
Glossary
Cattail Family: Typhaceae
Burreed Family: Sparganiaceae
Pondweed Family: Najadaceae
Arrowgrass Family: Juncaginaceae
Arrowhead Family: Alismaceae
Grass Family: Gramineae
Sedge Family: Cyperaceae
Arun Family: Araceae
Duckweed Family: Lemnaceae
Rush Family: Juncaceae
Lily Family: Liliaceae
Iris Family: Iridaceae
Orchid Family: Orchidaceae
Buckwheat Family: Polygonaceae
Purslane Family: Portulacaceae
Pink Family: Caryophyllaceae
Water Lily Family: Nymphaeaceae
Buttercup Family: Ranunculaceae
Barberry Family: Berberidaceae
Bleedingheart Family: Fumariaceae
Mustard Family: Cruciferae
Caper Family: Capparidaceae
Orpine Family: Crassulaceae
Saxifrage Family: Saxifragaceae
Hydrangea Family: Hydrangeaceae
Gooseberry Family: Grossulariaceae
Rose Family: Rosaceae
Pea Family: Leguminosae
Geranium Family: Geraniaceae
Flax Family: Linaceae
Spurge Family: Euphorbiaceae
Sumac Family: Anacardiaceae
Staff-tree Family: Celastraceae
Buckthorn Family: Rhamnaceae
Mallow Family: Malvaceae St. Johnswort
Family: Hypericaceae
Violet Family: Violaceae
Loasa Family: Loasaceae
Cactus Family: Cactaceae
Evening Primrose Family: Onagraceae
Parsley Family: Umbelliferae
Dogwood Family: Cornaceae
Wintergreen Family: Pyrolaceae
Heath Family: Ericaceae
Primrose Family: Primulaceae
Gentian Family: Gentianaceae
Milkweed Family: Asclepiadaceae
Morning-glory Family: Convolvulaceae
Phlox Family: Polemoniaceae
Waterleaf Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Borage Family: Boraginaceae
Mint Family: Labiatae
Potato Family: Solanaceae
Figwort Family: Scrophulariaceae
Madder Family: Rubiaceae
Honeysuckle Family: Caprifoliaceae
Valerian Family: Valerianaceae
Bluebell Family: Campanulaceae
Composite Family: Compositae
Appendixes
I Key to Plants
II Abbreviated Names of Authors
III Selected Bibliography
Index

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