Great Basin: A Guide to Common Wildflowers of the High Deserts of Nevada, Utah, and Oregon
With 350 stunning color images and descriptive text, Laird Blackwell reveals the diversity and beauty of the Great Basin through its wildflowers. This book is a handy introduction to the region's plants for beginners and a fascinating study of the ecosystem that will appeal to experts.
Laird R. Blackwell lives with his wife Melinda in Reno, Nevada, where he is a professor at Sierra Nevada College. He received his Ph.D. from Stanford and has been teaching field classes in wildflowers for more than twenty-five years.
(1) About the Great Basin and Its Flora (2) Map (3) How to Use This Book (4) Featured Genera and Types (5) Blue and Purple Flowers (6) Red and Pink Flowers (7) Yellow and Orange Flowers (8) White and Cream Flowers (9) Green and Brown Flowers (10) Glossary (11) References (12) Plant Lists for: Steens Mountain (northern Great Basin) Peavine Mountain (western Great Basin) White Mountains (southern Great Basin) and Great Basin National Park (eastern Great Basin) (13) Index (14) About the Author