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Nature General

Plants of Coastal British Columbia

Including Washington, Oregon and Alaska

by (author) Jim Pojar & Andy MacKinnon

illustrated by Author Various

Publisher
Partners Publishing, Lone Pine Publishing
Initial publish date
Aug 2016
Category
General, Reference
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781551055329
    Publish Date
    Dec 2004
    List Price
    $24.95 USD
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781551050423
    Publish Date
    Mar 1994
    List Price
    $19.95
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781772130096
    Publish Date
    Aug 2016
    List Price
    $25.95 USD

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This easy-to-use field guide features 794 species of plants commonly found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska, including trees, shrubs, wildflowers, aquatic plants, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens. PLANTS OF COASTAL BRITISH COLUMBIA covers the entire length of the British Columbia coast, from shoreline to alpine. Includes: * 1100 color photographs * More than 1000 line drawings and silhouettes * Clear species descriptions and keys to groups * Descriptions of each plant's habitat and range * 794 new color range maps. * Rich and engaging notes on each species describe aboriginal and other local uses of plants for food, medicine and implements, along with unique characteristics of the plants and the origins of their names. For both amateurs and professionals, this is the best, most accessible, most up-to-date guide of its kind.

About the authors

ANDY MACKINNON is a professional biologist and professional forester who works as regional ecologist for coastal BC for the B.C. Ministry of Forests and Range. Andy is also adjunct professor at the School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University.

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DR. JIM POJAR is executive director of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Yukon chapter and spent 25 years as an internationally respected forest ecology research scientist with the B.C. Forest Service. He is the author of numerous books and scientific papers related to the boreal forest, aspen parklands and coastal ecosystems.

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