Wildflowers of the Trinity Alps
Including Marble Mountain Wilderness, Russian Wilderness, & Trinity Divide
Ken DeCamp, Julie Kierstead Nelson, & Julie Knorr
This handsome guide features plants found within the premier wilderness areas of northwest California's Klamath Mountains, one of the most biodiverse temperate mountain ranges in the world. Organized by flower color, it covers 505 species, subspecies, and varieties of wildflowers. With localized, detailed species descriptions and destinations to find flowers throughout the year.
The Klamath Mountains are a fascinating and botanically diverse area situated at the the crossroads of the Coast Range, Modoc Plateau, Sacramento Valley, Cascade Range, and Sierra Nevada. The Klamath Mountains hold representative species from each. Combine that with their attendant geology, topography, and climate, and the floristic diversity is second to none for a temperate region. Covers a fantastic array of flowering plants!
ONLY A FEW COPIES LEFT! The authors are working on a new expanded edition, but it may be two years before it's available.
336 pages, 700 full-color photographs, index of common names, index of scientific names, bibliography.
Published by Backcountry Press.
isbn 978-1-941624-11-1 trade paper