The eastern escarpment of the Sierra Nevada, together with nearby areas of the Mojave Desert and Great Basin, is a botanical delight.'Wildflowers of the Eastern Sierra' is the first flower guide to the area.
This book features 366 species organized into four broad groups according to elevation zone. Within each elevation zone, flowers are arranged by color and number of petals.
The book includes clear, detailed descriptions of the flowers, including blooming times and name origins. It also boasts 767 vivid color photos showing whole plant and flower detail.
You'll find tips for easy flower identification, along with a 15-page photo guide to all the wildflowers. The book includes wildflower drives, walks and hikes.
Laird Blackwell's passion for wildflowers and his engaging writing style make this indispensible guide a joy to read both on and off the trail.