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Jim Pojar

Teoksen Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast tekijä

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Tekijän teokset

Plants of the Rocky Mountains (1998) 134 kappaletta
Plants of the Western Forest (1995) — Tekijä — 70 kappaletta
Plants of Northern British Columbia (1992) — Toimittaja — 49 kappaletta
Ecosystems of British Columbia (1991) — Toimittaja — 2 kappaletta

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Growing up west of the Rockies, this book, of course, interested me.
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mykl-s | 1 muu arvostelu | Aug 12, 2023 |
This book is good enough to deserve a place in my backpack, even after many years of use. The descriptions are not only helpful, they are entertaining. Traditional plant uses and historical information is included for every plant. This is the book for identifying plant life you will see along any Pacific Northwest trail or boating experience. The photographs help beginning botanists find the correct plant quickly, and the text has enouh little-known tidbits to keep more experienced plant people reading. Excellent!… (lisätietoja)
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pelicanmoon | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Sep 23, 2017 |
If one can own but one native plant book for the Pacific Northwest, this is the one which provides the best balance of being an introduction, and to covering the widest variety of common native plants. The coverage of trees, liverworts, mosses, ferns, lichens and flowering plants are all first rate. None of these areas of treatment have been added as an afterthought. For example, the narrative accompanying moss illustrations provide information on appearance, habitat, description of the sporophyte, and ways to separate this species from others. This latter aspect is not always covered in many professional field guides where the authors often assume that their particular keys have sufficiently separated the species from all others.

Coverage of grasses is good, but I found the keys a little hard to use, and the use of tribes doesn't always translate into the manner and approach of keys in other field books.

The index is quite consistent in its manner of referencing plants and their page location. Each species is referenced by one Latin name and minimally one common name. For example, in the index for the species "Douglas Maple", there are entries under "Acer glabrum", "Maple, Douglas", and "Maple, Rocky Mountain"; but not under "Rocky Mountain maple" or "Douglas maple". Another example, an entry would be found under "monkeyflower, pink" but not under "pink monkeyflower"
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paquetd10 | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 24, 2011 |
An excellent guidebook - though with one curious omission. Poison oak is not given its own entry, but merely referenced in the description of hairy manzanita. It doesn't even appear in the index under its common name (appearing only as one of its several scientific names, _Toxicodendron diversilobum_.
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ranaverde | 4 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jul 19, 2009 |


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