"Plants of Arizona" is the only complete guide to the rich and unique flora of the Grand Canyon State. From deserts to mountaintops, grasslands and chaparral, this handy volume enables both amateur and professional to quickly and accurately identify Arizona plants from ferns to cacti, wildflowers to trees. * 900+ full-color photos* Descriptive text that includes blooming period, elevation, and habitat* Plant characteristics in easy-to-understand terms, not technical jargon* Notes that include ethnobotanical uses, history, and other interesting facts* Pronunciation guide to scientific names* Handy glossary.
“The excellent photographs and comprehensive nature of this guide fill an important niche in Arizona flora.” —Kathy Warren, former botanist at Grand Canyon National Park
“A valuable asset for the Arizona resident and visitor interested in the identification of our great variety of plants.” —Philip D. Jenkins, assistant curator, University of Arizona Arboretum