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The Jepson Manual

Author : Bruce G. Baldwin
ISBN : 9780520253124
Genre : Nature
File Size : 73.53 MB
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First ed. published as: The Jepson manual: higher plants of California, c1993.
Category: Nature

The Digital Jepson Manual

Author : Bruce G. Baldwin
ISBN : 9780520952898
Genre : Science
File Size : 82.6 MB
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The second edition of The Jepson Manual thoroughly updates this acclaimed work, the single most comprehensive resource on California's amazingly diverse flora. This work integrates the latest science, the results of intensive fieldwork, institutional collaboration, and the efforts of hundreds of contributing authors into an essential reference on California's native and naturalized vascular plants. For the first time, the University of California Press is offering this resource as an e-book. The Digital Jepson Manual provides an unparalleled new level of interactivity, portability, and convenience. Extensive linking and e-book–friendly illustrations make it easier for users to learn about plant characteristics and identify the native and naturalized plants of California—all in a format ideally suited for use in the field. Using readily available e-book readers, field researchers, students, and enthusiasts can click on links to rapidly navigate through keys to families, genera, species, and subspecies or varieties. Specific features of The Digital Jepson Manual include the following: —Keys link forward and backward to other taxonomic levels. —Plate references in taxonomic treatments link to plates for rapid reference. —Plate captions link to taxonomic treatments. —Individual taxon figures appear next to species descriptions, and full plates are gathered in a special section. —Glossary terms link to any relevant illustrations. —List of families links each family to its taxonomic treatment. —Index is fully linked to taxonomic treatments. Optimal devices: iPad, Kindle Fire (but only after conversion) Will also work on: Computers, Barnes and Noble Nook, Kindle (after conversion)
Category: Science

The Jepson Manual

Author : Willis Linn Jepson
ISBN : 0520082559
Genre : Nature
File Size : 42.18 MB
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"More information is packed into one volume that will be useful to a wider audience than any other manual of this kind yet published in the history of botany."--David L. Magney, The California Native Plant Society "A single work . . . simultaneously accessible to dedicated beginners and indispensable to professional botanists. . . . For the first time in one volume a user-friendly flora of the exceedingly diverse higher plants of California."--Mildred E. Mathias, editor of "Flowering Plants in the Landscape" "Allows amateurs and professionals alike to easily and accurately identify plant species. . . . A product that will contribute in a major way to the preservation of California's unique floral resource. Our gratitude and congratulations for a job well done."--Phyllis Faber, Editor, "Fremontia" "Sets new standards for excellence . . . and picks up beautifully on the contemporary idea that botanical work should be fully accessible to the general public as well as to scientists."--Peter H. Raven, Missouri Botanical Garden "Precise and accurate, a masterpiece of clarity and succinctness."--G. Ledyard Stebbins, University of California, Davis
Category: Nature

The Jepson Desert Manual

Author : Jepson Herbarium
ISBN : 0520227751
Genre : Science
File Size : 80.92 MB
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"This impressive, streamlined new field guide to plants of California deserts is based on The Jepson Manual and is truly a handbook to be carried in the field. It offers new introductory discussions, many new illustrations, revised user-friendly keys, updated distribution information, flowering times. . . and handsome color photos of many species. This marvelous book demonstrates that our deserts are not barren wastes but treasure houses filled with an abundance of floristic riches."—Robert Ornduff, author of Introduction to California Plant Life "This is a marvelously useful guide to the plants of California’s deserts, clearly-written and well-organized. An invaluable companion to those who delight in the unusual and beautiful plants of these scenic areas."—Peter H. Raven, Director, Missouri Botanical Garden "This much-needed volume incorporates new information about the status and range of many California desert plants. This book will facilitate access to information about our deserts, and will lead to increased respect and attention to them. We warmly welcome it."—Jake Sigg, President, California Native Plant Society
Category: Science

Exam Prep For The Jepson Manual

Author : David Mason
ISBN : PKEY:QA3146024
Genre : Education
File Size : 54.94 MB
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5,600 Exam Prep questions and answers. Ebooks, Textbooks, Courses, Books Simplified as questions and answers by Rico Publications. Very effective study tools especially when you only have a limited amount of time. They work with your textbook or without a textbook and can help you to review and learn essential terms, people, places, events, and key concepts.
Category: Education

Introduction To California Spring Wildflowers

Author : Philip Alexander Munz
ISBN : 0520236343
Genre : History
File Size : 73.30 MB
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The perfect wildflower identification guide for a walk in the foothills and valleys or near the coast. An excellent companion to Munz's wildflower books for the mountains, shore, and desert.
Category: History

Introduction To California Plant Life

Author : Robert Ornduff
ISBN : 0520237048
Genre : Nature
File Size : 79.38 MB
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"Packed with new information, this revised guide will delight both the well informed and the novice." —Peter Raven, Director of the Missouri Botanical Garden
Category: Nature

Wild Lilies Irises And Grasses

Author : Nora Harlow
ISBN : 0520238494
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 81.95 MB
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"It would be hard to imagine a more knowledgeable group of writers, illustrators, and photographers than the dream team assembled to create this book. It is truly a celebration of the beauty of our native flora and encourages us to incorporate elements of it in our gardens to establish a firm sense of place.... I've waited twenty-five years for this book! It was worth the wait."--Richard G. Turner, Jr., editor, Pacific Horticulture "With clarity and a deep knowing that could only come from firsthand experiences, the authors share their horticultural wisdom and obvious affection for California's garden-worthy monocots. From Agave to Zigadenus, over 250 species of native grasses, irises, geophytes, and their botanical brethren are described in this long-awaited, beautifully illustrated book."--Carol Bornstein, Director of Horticulture, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Category: Gardening