This newly revised second edition contains 35 new wildflower profiles. Together, Volume 1: Plains & Foothills and Volume 2: Mountains catalog nearly 700 Colorado wildflower species. Also, the names and page numbers of crossover species that you might encounter in the mountain life zone, but also grow at lower elevations and are covered fully in Volume 1, now appear at the end of each chapter in a handy reference system.
Author: Charlotte Foltz Jones
Publisher: Falcon PressPub Company
A beginner's field guide to the state's most common flowers.
A full-color, illustrated guide to over 200 different varieties of wildflowers found in Colorado, organized by color and size.
The state flower, the Rocky Mountain Columbine, is one of thousands of species of plants growing in the diverse ecosystems found throughout Colorado. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of trees, shrubs and wildflowers and also includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent botanical sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.
Meet the Natives
Author: M. Walter Pesman, Dan Johnson
This updated book, part of the second edition of Guide to Colorado Wildflowers, includes 30 new wildflower profiles, making the two-volume set more complete than ever. Together, Volume 1: Plains & Foothills and Volume 2: Mountains catalog nearly 700 Colorado wildflower species! Also, the names and page numbers of "crossover" species that you might encounter in the plains and foothills life zones -- but also grow at higher elevations and are covered fully in Volume 2 -- now appear at the end of each chapter in a handy reference system. You don't have to be an expert in botany to identify Colorado's bountiful wildflowers. Guide to Colorado Wildflowers opens the world of these blooming beauties to anyone who wishes to explore it. Book jacket.
A Field Guide to Rocky Mountain Wildflowers
Author: John J. Craighead, Frank C. Craighead (Jr.), John Craighead, Ray J. Davis, Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
This guide describes 590 species, with detailed information on flowering season, related species, range, and habitat. More than 100 plant drawings supplement these descriptions, and more than 200 color photographs show flowers as they appear in the field.
Best Wildflower Hikes Colorado includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for some 100 of the state’s most scenic wildflower hikes. Encompassing state and national parks, forests, monuments and wilderness areas, this guide includes history, local trivia, and GPS coordinates, leading hikers to remote corners to view spectacular wildflowers.
Rocky Mountain Wildflowers Field Guide is for all nature enthusiasts who want to learn more about wildflowers throughout Colorado's Rocky Mountain Region. Information includes common, scientific and family names, a brief description, and each wildflower's habitat, life zone, and general flowering time. Line drawings of flower parts and arrangements and leaf shapes and arrangements help clarify terms in the guide. Wildflowers were photographed from Rocky Mountain National Park to the Mosquito Range, and from Crested Butte to the southern San Juan Mountain Ranges. Clear, detailed images depict some of the most common as well as some uncommon wildflowers that one might find along trails and roadsides. The 200 plus wildflowers in the guide are grouped according to color so one can quickly find and identify an unfamiliar flower. Indexes of common and scientific names link to individual pages with descriptions. The guide is written by Linda Nagy with photographs by her husband, nature photographer, Bernie Nagy.
"Each species entry includes the scientific name, the common name, habitats, general distribution in the state, months of blooming, size of the plants and the flowers or inflorescence, and a brief additional descripton of the plant. If there is a photograph or drawing of the species, it is always placed with the species entry. Species that are introduced to the state or are on Indiana's Endangered, Threatened, and Rare List are marked with a notation about their status."--Jacket.
Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region—from the Denver Botanic Garden, the region’s recognized leader in horticulture—describes and illustrates more than 1,200 species commonly encountered in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, and the northern parts of Nevada, New Mexico, and Arizona. This comprehensive guide includes perennials, annuals, and bulbs, both native and naturalized, and is organized by flower color and petal shape. Introductory information includes an explanation of the plant parts, keys to the plants, and information on plant names. Species profiles include color photographs and range maps.
Wildflowers of Colorado
Author: John Fielder
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
The most popular guide to wildflowers in Colorado, updated with new photos andclassifications.- Fully revised edition uses the latest classifications- New photos make identification easier- Covers 180 of the most common wildflowersFrom late spring to early fall, Colorado's dazzling display of wildflowers charms and sometimes overwhelms anyone who visits the backcountry. The new edition of Rocky Mountain Wildflowers makes identification easy. Updated information and photos make this the must-have guide for flower lovers. The compact size is perfect for hikers and backpackers.