Sierra Nevada flora by Norman Weeden

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Published by Wilderness Press in Berkeley, CA .

Written in English

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  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)


  • Botany -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Plants -- Identification.

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StatementNorman F. Weeden.
LC ClassificationsQK149 .W43 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination406 p. :
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2550664M
ISBN 100899970737
LC Control Number85041055

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General Description. Biology — Flora of the Northern Sierra Nevada "All that the sun shines on is beautiful, so long as it is wild." John Muir Students will learn to recognize characteristics of flowering plants, some conifers and selected ferns. Morphological terms, recognizing patterns, drawing, and practice with taxonomic keys for different learning styles will all be utilized.

The flora of the U.S. Sierra Nevada alpine zone is characterized by small, low growing, cushion and mat forming plants that can survive the harsh conditions in the high-altitude alpine zone above the timber line.

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An amateur may want to supplement with a Sierran plant book with photos since the line drawings in this book are simple and only illustrate a single representative genus (every genus is illustrated)/5(7).

The most well-known native wildflowers are the Nevada violet and the Sierra chamomile. The main tree vegetation comprises groves of holm oak (quercus ilex, subsp. rotundifolia) principally between 1,m and 1,m. There is also extensive woodland of sweet chestnut (castanea sativa) and Pyrenean oak (quercus pyrenaica) and tracts of pine forest.

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