Common Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest
The beautiful wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest are as diverse as their habitats. Alpine species are adapted for a short life, sometimes taking 17 summers to produce a single flower. Aquatic species are so adapted to their environment that they can live nowhere else. The specialized plants of the dry interior often flower early in the season, before the heat of the summer arrives. Along the coast, wildflowers thrive in the temperate rainforest. Inside you'll find over 230 species of wildflowers with crisp. vivid photos and detailed descriptions including habitat, range, and fascinating facts. It also contains notes on similar species, edibility and plant lore as well as a wildflower photo guide for quick, easy matching.