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Stop and Smell the Wildflowers...

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It's summer-time in Canada! If you are looking to identify that elusive wildflower or common flowering shrub, these books will help unlock the mysteries of classification. As well, they'll give you a glimpse into the world of botanical art. Get outside!
Central Beauty

Central Beauty

Wildflowers and Flowering Shrubs of the Southern Interior of British Columbia
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged : flowers

Central Beauty: Wildflowers and Flowering Shrubs of the Southern Interior of British Columbia is a follow-up to three previous volumes on wildflowers written by Neil Jennings and published by Rocky Mountain Books. It is being published at the same time as Coastal Beauty Wildflowers and Flowering Shrubs of Coastal British Columbia and Vancouver Island, making a set of five books in the series.

All five books include exceptional photographs and interesting information about each plant. For ease of …

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A Field Guide to Alpine Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains

A Field Guide to Alpine Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains

edition:Paperback
tagged : flowers, reference

With gorgeous full-colour photos arranged in an easy-to-use colour coded chart for quick identification, this pocket-sized waterproof laminated pamphlet is perfect for taking along on walks and hikes through the Rocky Mountains, from BC and Alberta to New Mexico. Supplying English and Latin names, the distribution range of each species and average plant height and flower size, Hälle Flygare shares his knowledge and pictures of flora gained through over 30 years as a photographer, park warden an …

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Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains

Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains

The Definitive Guide to over 360 Species of Flowering Plants
edition:Paperback

A field guide to the Rockies' exquisite wildflowers. The Rocky Mountains are natural botanical gardens of enormous diversity and interest. Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains is a user-friendly field guide that features wildflowers from one end of the mountain chain to the other-from northern British Columbia to New Mexico. Each detailed description of the 350 species of plants has a full-color photograph for easy identification. Plants are grouped into six sections, according to flower color: wh …

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Wildflowers of Newfoundland and Labrador

Wildflowers of Newfoundland and Labrador

Field Guide
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover

Each year the forests, hills, bogs, and grasslands of Newfoundland and Labrador burst into a paradise of spectacular wildflowers. This comprehensive guide to 140 common wildflowers native to Newfoundland and Labrador includes spectacular illustrations by painter Dorothy Black. Biologist Peter Scott provides a wealth of information about each flower as well as dietary and medicinal applications.

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Plants of Alberta

Plants of Alberta

Trees, Shrubs, Wildflowers, Ferns, Aquatic Plants & Grasses
edition:Paperback
tagged : regional

From the prairie grasslands to the high mountains, Alberta's flora is diverse and fascinating. Discover the beauty and plant lore of the province in this extraordinary book: * More than 1000 colour photos * Over 700 primary species and over 300 secondary species of native and naturalized plants in 115 families * Clear descriptions to help identify plants * Habitat notes, range maps and similar species descriptions * Intriguing notes about edible plants, native and historical uses, and origins of …

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Wildflowers of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island

Wildflowers of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick & Prince Edward Island

Revised and Expanded Edition
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback Hardcover

A stunning pictorial guide to the wildflowers of Maritime Canada.

For anyone who has ever driven a Maritime highway and marveled at the cover of wildflowers along an embankment, or happened on a meadow filled with flowers, this book will provide hours of happy discovery.
In this wildflower collection, photographer Mary Primrose offers up a vivid display of nature at its finest. For many years, she explored Maritime woodlands, shores and meadows, intent on discovering the first blooms of spring …

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The ROM Field Guide to Wildflowers of Ontario

The ROM Field Guide to Wildflowers of Ontario

edition:Paperback
tagged : flowers, reference

The latest in the ROM’s acclaimed series of beautiful and authoritative field guides
Guaranteed to appeal to everyone from the casual Sunday stroller to the most dedicated amateur botanist, The ROM Field Guide to Wildflowers of Ontario is researched, written, and designed specifically for the Ontario reader and visitor. It is the most authoritative, easy to use, and beautifully designed guide to Ontario wildflowers available, with a stunning selection of photographs unsurpassed anywhere.

This …

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Alberta Wayside Wildflowers

Alberta Wayside Wildflowers

illustrated by Linda Kershaw
edited by Dawn Loewen
edition:Paperback
tagged : flowers, reference

This guide features 112 of the common native and naturalized wildflowers that beautify the meadows, roadsides, trails and urban areas in our province: * Over 225 vivid colour photographs showing whole plant and flower detail * Notes of interest on edibility, medicinal uses, poisonous plants * Guidelines indicating whether flowers may be picked * Blooming times * Illustrated key and glossary * Tips for easy identification.

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