Renowned for its beauty, Glacier National Park is also a unique scientific resource, rich in biological diversity. This comprehensive field guide provides a listing of all the vascular plants currently known to occur in the Park and will prove useful in the study of plants throughout the entire northern Rocky Mountains, including Alberta's Waterton Lakes National Park.This manual features keys and...
Paperback: 512 pages
Publisher: Oregon State University Press (March 1, 2002)
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1.1 x 9.1 inches
Amazon Rank: 2504389
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This is a good Flora, if you want to do some serious botanizing in Glacier Park and the surrounding area this is a must have. I highly reccomend it to botanists, botany students, those with a very deep interest in botany and especially to native pla...
ns for accurate identification, as well as original line drawings and a section of color photographs. For each species, the book provides information on habitats, geographical range, taxonomy, and ethnobotanical uses. The introduction includes general information on the Park's climate and geology, early botanical exploration, plant geography, and introduced species.Flora of Glacier National Park provides a complete reference and field guide for amateur and professional botanists, naturalists, students, and wildflower enthusiasts. It offers an invaluable resource for any Park visitor seeking to better understand plant life in this region.