Wildflowers of the Santa Barbara Foothills
David Powdrell & Hugh Margerum
This attractive book opens the door to the mysterious world of backyard botany and natural history with its captivating color photographs and fascinating research of the wildflowers of the Santa Barbara area.
Southern California's Mediterranean climate rewards explorers with a vast array of wild flora that is both beautiful and intriguing. For centuries this flora sustained the Chumash people with many useful nutritional and medicinal properties. Many Chumash uses are described in the user-friendly text.
104 pages, 9¾" x 9-¼", full-color dust jacket, 105 color photographs, 1 color illustration, 1 color map, bibliography. Published by Cismontane Publishing.
ISBN 0-9754048-1-4 cloth