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Baja California Plant Field Guide

Author : Jon Paul Rebman
ISBN : 0916251187
Genre : Nature
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The Baja California Plant Field Guide is a manual to native and naturalized plants of the Baja California peninsula, Mexico. It is a useful guide for the entire Sonoran Desert and for Southern California, as over 50% of the species covered also occur in these regions. Over 715 different plants in 111 plant families are identified (most in both English and Spanish), with both scientific and common names and detailed descriptions. Many species are illustrated with color photographs. Descriptions entail plant habit and height; stem, leaf, flower, and fruit morphology; range; elevation; pollination biology; ethnobotanical uses; and discriminating comparisons with close relatives. This book is intended for everyone from the interested novice to the professional botanist.

Baja California Plant Field Guide

Author : Norman C. Roberts
ISBN : UCSD:31822003708112
Genre : Nature
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A Field Guide To The Common And Interesting Plants Of Baja California

Author : Jeanette Coyle
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173023330246
Genre : Botany
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Roadside Geology And Biology Of Baja California

Author : John Albert Minch
ISBN : UCSD:31822028315182
Genre : Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula)
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Birds Of Baja California

Author : Sanford R. Wilbur
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173023155383
Genre : Nature
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Almost An Island

Author : Bruce Berger
ISBN : 0816519021
Genre : Travel
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Eight hundred miles long, Baja California is the remotest region of the Sonoran desert, a land of volcanic cliffs, glistening beaches, fantastical boojum trees, and some of the greatest primitive murals in the Western Hemisphere. In this book, Berger recounts tales from his three decades in this extraordinary place, enriching his account with the peninsula's history, its politics, and its probable future--rendering a striking panorama of this land so close to the United States, so famous and so little known.

Baja Legends

Author : Greg Niemann
ISBN : 0932653472
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The author of Baja Fever shares his extensive knowledge of the peninsula, its colorful past and booming present, in this fascinating reference book. History, lore, and amazing stories make it a "must-have" for Bajaphiles as well as armchair travelers.

Amphibians And Reptiles Of Baja California Including Its Pacific Islands And The Islands In The Sea Of Cort S

Author : L. Lee Grismer
ISBN : 0520925203
Genre : Science
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The Baja California peninsula is home to many forms of life found nowhere else on earth. This, combined with the peninsula's rugged and inaccessible terrain, has made the area one of the last true biological frontiers of North America. L. Lee Grismer is not only the foremost authority on the amphibians and reptiles of Baja California, but also an outstanding photographer. He has produced the most comprehensive work on the herpetofauna of the peninsula and its islands ever published. With its stunning color images, detailed accounts of many little-known species, and descriptions of the region's diverse environment, this is the definitive guide to the amphibians and reptiles of a fascinating and remote region. The culmination of Grismer's quarter century of fieldwork on the Baja peninsula and his exploration of more than one hundred of its islands in the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortés, this book gives information on the identification, distribution, natural history, and taxonomy of each species of amphibian and reptile found there. Preliminary accounts of the life history of many of the salamanders, frogs, toads, turtles, lizards, and snakes are reported here for the first time, and several species that were almost unknown to science are illustrated in full color. The book also contains new data on species distribution and on the effect of the isolated landscape of the peninsula and its islands on the evolutionary process. Much of the information gathered here is presented in biogeographical overviews that consider the extremely varied environments of Baja California in both a contemporary and a historical framework. An original and important contribution to science, this book will generate further research for years to come as it becomes a benchmark reference for both professionals and amateurs.

A Desert Country Near The Sea

Author : Ann Zwinger
ISBN : UCSD:31822003871191
Genre : Science
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Describes the plants, animals, history, countryside, shorelines, and sea life of Baja California

Amphibians And Reptiles Of Baja California

Author : Ronald H. McPeak
ISBN : 0930118286
Genre : Amphibians
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Covers species that occur on the Baja California Peninsula, islands of the Gulf of California, and the islands along the Pacific Coast. Reviews the geography, geology, and diversity of Baja California, and provides general information on finding reptiles and amphibians, venomous reptiles, and conser

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