Pocket field guide to wildflowers of the Rockies, from foothills to tree line. As with all our flower guides, the step-by-step key guides you first to the flower family and then to the name of the individual species. Includes information about habitat and range, and a glossary of terms used to describe flowers and leaves. Author's line drawings clearly reveal important features for accurate identification.
Rocky Mountain Tree Finder
Author: Tom Watts, Bridget Watts
Publisher: Nature Study Guild Publishers
Learn to identify native trees by their leaves and needles in the Rocky Mountain region. Like other pocket guides from Nature Study Guild Publishers' Finder series, this book is organized as a dichotomous key. The key leads you step-by-step through a series of simple questions to arrive at the name of the tree. Area covered extends across the mountain West, from the Canadian Rockies on the north to the mountains of New Mexico and Arizona on the south, and across the Rockies and Great Basin, from the Black Hills on the east, to the eastern slopes of the Cascades on the west. New in the 2008 second edition: Scientific names updated. Range maps extended to include the Canadian Rockies. Metric measurements added.
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.
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.
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.
From elk to American dipper, bighorn sheep to Colorado columbine, Rocky Mountain National Park's stunning wildlife attracts 2.9 million annual visitors from near and far for viewing and photographing opportunities. This information-packed, pocket-size field guide features more than 250 species of mammals, birds, insects, fish, wildflowers, mushrooms and more in a convenient, portable package. Including full-color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions, species are arranged by family to aid in quick identification. This book also includes ecosystem and geology information about the park as well as suggested nature hikes. With full cooperation from the Rocky Mountain Nature Association, this is the perfect nature guide for your next trip to Rocky Mountain National Park.
Idaho Mountain Wildflowers
Author: A. Scott Earle, Jane Lundin
Publisher: A. Scott Earle
Get a comprehensive look at the lush flora of Idaho's mountains in this third edition of Idaho Mountain Wildflowers: A Photographic Compendium. With beautiful, high-quality color images, and descriptive text on each flower, this is the most comprehensive guide devoted to the state's wildflowers and flowers of the Northern Rocky Mountains. From the Apiaceae family to the Violaceae family, Idaho Mountain Wildflowers includes all the flowers a hiker is likely to encounter in Idaho's mountains, and identifies their place in the spectrum of western wildflowers. This updated third edition includes many additional plants found the panhandle, as well as expanded coverage of the aster family and nonnative plants. This book is the answer to every hiker s question, 'what is that plant?'
Identifies the different types of plant and animal life in this region, and offers an overview of its natural history
Complete revision of the definitive guide to the flora of the Rocky Mountain National Park region.
Over 320 species of Rocky Mountain birds described in detail.
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Field guide to alpine wildflowers in the Rocky Mountains.
On average, three million people come to Colorado to visit Rocky Mountain National Park every year. Most return home safely, but some do not. Joseph R. Evans details the fates of the almost three-hundred people who met their demise in the park between 1884 and 2009 in the hope that their mistakes might prove instructive to future park visitors. Also included are the stories of those who made it, whether by skill and determination or just sheer luck
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.
Familiar species, common plants, and natural phenomena are introduced in these beautifully illustrated guides to nature and the outdoors. Printed on laminated, water-resistant paper in a folded format, Pocket Naturalist® Guides are highly durable for use in the field as each title provides a portable reference to a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, butterflies, and insects. Nature enthusiasts, from the beginner to the seasoned explorer, will relish the abundance of detailed information packed within these handheld guides. This lightweight, foldable guide fits easily into a pocket or backpack and is perfect for exploring the meadows, lakes, waterfalls, forests, and tundra of the Rocky Mountain National Park. With detailed illustrations of the regional plant life, the guide arranges wildflowers by color for easy identification, making novice explorers feel like professional botanists. A helpful map of the area that highlights visitor and ranger stations throughout the park is included, and the guide was produced in collaboration with the Rocky Mountain Nature Association; part of the proceeds from each sale support the organization's work in public awareness and education.