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Books and maps tagged “plants”

California Plants
A Guide to Our Iconic Flora

Matt Ritter California Plants: A Guide to Our Iconic Flora

This guide for exploring California’s great diversity of plants includes species descriptions, color photos and range maps,natural history stories, tree ID flow charts, wildflower color guide, and more.


Sibley’s Common Trees of the Southwest

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley Sibley’s Common Trees of the Southwest

48 common native and cultivated trees covered, with descriptions, size, range, illustrations of bark, leaves, blossoms, fruits and berries.


Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Northwest
Alaska, Western Canada & the Northwestern United States

J. Duane Sept Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Northwest

Learn about 66 edible and/or medicinal plants growing wild in the Northwest. The region's wild plants have been used for thousands of years. Many roots, flowers, leaves and stems can be eaten raw or cooked, and some plants can even be made into beer.


Exploring the Berryessa Region
A Geology, Nature, and History Tour

Bob Schneider, Eldridge and Judy Moores, Marc Hoshovsky, and Peter Schiffman Exploring the Berryessa Region: A Geology, Nature, and History Tour

Tells the story of a landscape, just west of Sacramento and north of SF, born through plate tectonic forces. The region holds geologic wonders including subduction zones, thrust faults, and mud volcanoes. Recreation opportunities aplenty.


Wild Berries of the Northwest
Alaska, Western Canada and the Northwestern States

J. Duane Sept Wild Berries of the Northwest

Learn about nearly 100 species of the berries and other fruits that grow in the wild in the varied habitats of the Pacific Northwest. More than 160 photographs show both the flowers and the ripe fruit.


Poison Ivy, Pets & People
Scratching the Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Itch

Heidi Ratner-Connolly & Randy Connolly Poison Ivy, Pets & People

This succinct handbook covers the information readers need to identify and avoid poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac. Also includes safe methods of eradicating the plants and treating the unpleasant rashes.


Common Palms and Palm-like Plants of California & the Southwest

Written by Alan W. Marrow; illustrated by Robert O'Brien Common Palms and Palm-like Plants of California & the Southwest

Covers 36 species of palm trees and Palm-like plants, both native and exotic, found throughout the region.