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Marin Flora - An Illustrated Manual of the Flowering Plants, Ferns, and Conifers of Marin

Marin Flora - An Illustrated Manual of the Flowering Plants, Ferns, and Conifers of Marin

  • $ 45.00


Softcover - New and Revised

John Thomas Howell, Frank Almeda, Wilma Follette, and Catherine Best

This is a new definitive manual to the vascular plants of one of the Bay Area’s most diverse and much-loved local floras. This extensively rewritten and redesigned edition of the Marin Flora includes improved dichotomous identification keys, illustrations, color photographs of all the major plant communities, and detailed maps and satellite images of the county’s major topographic features. With extensive nomenclatural updates and detailed appendices of rare, endangered, and invasive species, this classic local flora will continue to be the only comprehensive identification guide to the county’s native and naturalized plants

  • User friendly keys to the 1,679 taxa of vascular plants
  • Line drawings of over 400 species, including diagnostic illustrations for the ferns, the grasses, and the sunflower family
  • New information on habitats and collection localities for all species
  • Scientific and widely used common names included to make this a manual for professionals, students, and amateur plant enthusiasts
  • Comprehensive indices to common names and all accepted scientific names and their taxonomic synonyms

2007 California Academy of Sciences and California Native Plant Society, Marin Chapter
510 pp, 7 x 10”
ISBN 0-940228-71-8 Softcover
ISBN 0-940228-71-X Hardcover


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