"Finally a guide to the woody plants of wildland California! The easy-to-follow vegetative keys, revealing drawings, crisp color photos, and handy range maps combine to make this a beautiful, reader-friendly resource to the novice and the expert alike. Each species has a page of text, including notes on habitat, morphology, and economic importance."Michael Barbour, editor of California's Changing Landscapes
"I love this book. It is warmly welcome as a guide for California's avid public, a public that includes natural history lovers, conservationists, consultants, agencies, and public and private land managers. It is useful, useable, packed with accurate information, and cannot help but assist us in the difficult job of preserving our natural heritage."Jake Sigg, President, California Native Plant Society
A comprehensive field guide to the woody plants of California's wildlands. Intended for both amateurs and professionals,it includes 200 line drawings,300 range maps,and easy-to-use plant keys.