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Flora Of The Pacific Northwest

Author : C. Leo Hitchcock
ISBN : 9780295742892
Genre : Nature
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Flora of the Pacific Northwest, first published in 1973, became an instant classic for its innovative style of providing species descriptions in the identification keys, and for its comprehensive illustrations of nearly all treated taxa (species, subspecies, and varieties). Students rely on it as an essential primer, while veteran botanists and natural resource managers use it as the definitive reference for the region´┐Żs flora. This completely revised and updated edition captures the advances in vascular plant systematics over the decades since publication of the first edition. These advances, together with significant changes in plant nomenclature, the description of taxa new to science from the region, and the recent documentation of new native and nonnative species in the Pacific Northwest required a thorough revision of this authoritative work. Flora of the Pacific Northwest covers all of Washington, the northern half of Oregon, Idaho north of the Snake River Plain, the mountainous portion of western Montana, and the southern portion of British Columbia. It accounts for the wild-growing native and introduced vascular plants falling within those boundaries and includes: Treatment of 5,545 taxa (more than 1,000 taxa added from the first edition) Illustrations for 4,716 taxa (1,382 more than the first edition) Nomenclature changes for more than 40 percent of the taxa included in the first edition These enhancements make this new edition the most comprehensive reference on Pacific Northwest vascular plants for professional and amateur botanists, ecologists, rare plant biologists, plant taxonomy instructors, land managers, nursery professionals, and gardeners.

Flora Of The Pacific Northwest

Author : Charles Leo Hitchcock
ISBN : 0295952725
Genre : Botany
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A comprehensive manual with illustrations and descriptions of the vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.

Guide To Standard Floras Of The World

Author : David G. Frodin
ISBN : 1139428659
Genre : Science
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This 2001 book provides a selective annotated bibliography of the principal floras and related works of inventory for vascular plants. The second edition was completely updated and expanded to take into account the substantial literature of the late twentieth century, and features a more fully developed review of the history of floristic documentation. The works covered are principally specialist publications such as floras, checklists, distribution atlases, systematic iconographies and enumerations or catalogues, although a relatively few more popularly oriented books are also included. The Guide is organised in ten geographical divisions, with these successively divided into regions and units, each of which is prefaced with a historical review of floristic studies. In addition to the bibliography, the book includes general chapters on botanical bibliography, the history of floras, and general principles and current trends, plus an appendix on bibliographic searching, a lexicon of serial abbreviations, and author and geographical indexes.

Gardening With Native Plants Of The Pacific Northwest

Author : Arthur R. Kruckeberg
ISBN : 9780295744865
Genre : Gardening
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The Pacific Northwest abounds with native plants that bring beauty to the home garden while offering food and shelter to birds, bees, butterflies, and other wildlife. Elegant trilliums thrive in woodland settings. Showy lewisias stand out in the rock garden. Hazel and huckleberry number among the delights of early spring, while serviceberry and creek dogwood provide a riot of fall color. Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest is the essential resource for learning how to best use this stunning array. Close to 1,000 choices of trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, and grasses for diverse terrain and conditions, from Canada to California, and east to the Rockies 948 color photographs, with useful habitat icons Fully updated nomenclature, with an index of subjects and an index of plant names (common and scientific) New to this edition: chapters on garden ecology and garden science Appendix of Pacific Northwest botanical gardens and native plant societies Glossary of botanical, horticultural, and gardening terms With enthusiasm, easy wit, and expert knowledge, renowned botanist Art Kruckeberg and horticulturist Linda Chalker-Scott show Northwest gardeners, from novice to expert, how to imagine and realize their perfect sustainable landscape.

Plants Of British Columbia

Author : Hong Qian
ISBN : 0774806524
Genre : Science
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This book is an up-to-date checklist of the current valid taxonomyfor all vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens in British Columbia,including synonyms, species codes, and other information. A convenient,geographically restricted, comprehensive checklist like this one willaid greatly in avoiding the present confusion concerning the names ofmany species in the ecological and systematic literature, as well as inapplied fields. The book is organized into three sections. Part 1 organizes speciesalphabetically according to taxonomic order by families of vascularplants, bryophytes, and lichens. Within each family, the genera arelisted alphabetically, along with any synonomies (former names) andcommon names. In Part 2 species are organized alphabetically accordingto their scientific names. Part 3 lists common names followed by theirscientific names. Excluded names (names inappropriately applied toplants in B.C.) are given in an appendix. Those familiar with planttaxonomy will find Part 1 particularly helpful when checkingnomenclature; semi-professionals familiar with scientific names willuse Part 2 and then Part 1; those who know only common names will checkPart 3 and then Part 2 and Part 1 to determine families. There is presently considerable confusion about many species namesin B.C. Plant names change for many reasons and new plants invade.Information about plants in B.C. is scattered in several checklists,most of them incomplete or out of date; for some species, such asliverworts, no provincial checklist even exists. This checklisttherefore will be useful to all professionals working with vegetationand for students in agriculture, botany, ecology, forestry and othersciences. Although the focus is on B.C., the book will also be usefuloutside the province, particularly in the northwest American states andin Alberta and the Yukon.

Flora Of North America Magnoliophyta Caryophyllidae Part 2

Author : Flora of North America Editorial Committee
ISBN : 0195222113
Genre : Science
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"A major event in botany." -- The New York Times "...will be the definitive work well into the next century." --Library Journal "Flora of North America moves forward steadily, remorselessly, impressively....The level of detail makes the work accessible to a range of users, and the text is clearly written and set out for the non-specialist." -- Plant Talk Volume 5 is the third volume of nineteen on dicots to be published in the Flora of North America series. It treats more than 740 species in 74 genera and three families in the following orders of the subclass Caryophyllidae: Caryophyllales (Pink order); Polygonales (Buckwheat order); and Plumbaginales (Leadwort order). Approximately 60% of the species are endemic to North America north of Mexico, and 19% are known as naturalized elements of the flora. Of the 74 genera treated, 20 are represented in the flora by introduced species, and 13 of the genera have all their species endemic to the region. One of the five largest genera in North America, Eriogonum (Polygonaceae), is represented in the flora area by 225 of its 248 species, with nearly 200 of them endemic. Each of the genera treated in the volume has one or more representative species illustrated with a line drawing. These, in combination with the key and descriptions, will facilitate identification of the group of plants. For more information about the Flora of North America series, including a complete listing of the genera in Volume 5, visit www.oup.com/us/fnaseries New lower price! The list price of all volumes in the Flora of North America series have now been reduced to $95 (from $120)

Common Plants Of The Inland Pacific Northwest

Author : Charles G. Johnson
ISBN : MINN:31951D01668210Q
Genre : Botany
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Indians Fire And The Land In The Pacific Northwest

Author : Robert Boyd (Ph. D.)
ISBN : 0870714597
Genre : History
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Early explorers to the Pacific Northwest expected to encounter a land of dense forests. Instead, their writings reveal that they were often surprised to discover spacious meadows, prairies, & open spaces. Far from a pristine wilderness, much of the Northwest landscape was actively managed & shaped by the hands of its Native American inhabitants. Their primary tool was fire. During more than 10,000 years of occupation, Native Americans in the Northwest learned the intricacies of their local environments & how to use fire to create desired effects, mostly in the quest for food. The essays collected in this important volume summarize virtually everything that is currently known about Pacific Northwest Indian use of fire in the environment. The fourteen contributors bring to the discussion expertise in such areas as anthropology, environmental history, ethnohistory, ethnobotany, forestry, cultural ecology, & paleobotany. Drawing on historical journals, Native American informants, & botanical & forestry studies, the contributors describe local patterns of fire use in eight ecoregions, representing all parts of the Native Northwest, from southwest Oregon to British Columbia & from Puget Sound to the Northern Rockies. The essays provide glimpses into a unique understanding of the environment-a traditional ecological knowledge now for the most part lost. With these significant studies available in a single volume, one of the most important issues concerning Pacific Northwest Indians & their relationship to the land-environmental modification through the use of fire-can now be better understood by land managers, cultural anthropologists, environmental historians, ecologists, & other interested readers. Contents Introduction: Basic Issues; Regional Patterns; Background Research, Robert Boyd Aboriginal Control of Huckleberry Yield in the Northwest, David French Indian Land Use & Environmental Change: Island County, Washington: A Test Case, Richard White Indian Fires in the Northern Rockies: Ethnohistory & Ecology, Stephen Barrett & Stephen Arno The Klikitat Trail of South-Central Washington: A Reconstruction of Seasonally Used Resource Sites, Helen H. Norton, Robert Boyd, & Eugene Hunn Strategies of Indian Burning in the Willamette Valley, Robert Boyd An Ecological History of Old Prairie Areas in Southwestern Washington, Estella Leopold & Robert Boyd Yards, Corridors, & Mosaics: How to Burn a Boreal Forest, Henry Lewis & Theresa Ferguson "Time to Burn": Traditional Use of Fire to Enhance Resource Production by Aboriginal Peoples in British Columbia, Nancy Turner Landscape & Environment: Ecological Change in the Intermontane Northwest, William Robbins Aboriginal Burning for Vegetation Management in Northwest British Columbia, Leslie Johnson Burning for a "Fine & Beautiful Open Country": Native Uses of Fire in Southwestern Oregon, Jeff LaLande & Reg Pullen Protohistorical & Historical Spokan Prescribed Burning & Stewardship of Resource Areas, John Ross Conclusions: Ecological Lessons from Northwest Native Americans, Robert Boyd

Usda Forest Service General Technical Report Pnw

Author : Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)
ISBN : MINN:20000003684046
Genre : Forests and forestry
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Flora Of North America North Of Mexico Magnoliophyta Caryophyllidae Pt 2

Author : Flora of North America Editorial Committee
ISBN : UVA:X004878730
Genre : Botany
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