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Alpine plants of North America : an encyclopedia of mountain flowers from the Rockies to Alaska / Graham Nicholls ; Rick Lupp, consulting editor ; foreword by Bobby Ward.

By: Nicholls, Graham, 1935-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Portland, OR : Timber Press, 2002Description: 344 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0881925489; 9780881925487; 9781417558490; 1417558490.Subject(s): Mountain plants -- West (U.S.) -- Encyclopedias | Mountain plants -- Canada, Western -- Encyclopedias | Wild flowers -- West (U.S.) -- Encyclopedias | Wild flowers -- Canada, Western -- Encyclopedias | Flore alpine -- Amérique du Nord (Ouest) -- Encyclopédies | Flore alpestre -- Amérique du Nord (Ouest) -- Encyclopédies | Flore alpine -- Canada (Ouest) -- Encyclopédies | Flore alpestre -- Canada (Ouest) -- Encyclopédies | Flore alpine -- États-Unis (Ouest) -- Encyclopédies | Flore alpestre -- États-Unis (Ouest) -- Encyclopédies | Mountain plants | Wild flowers | Canada, Western | United States, West | Gebirgspflanzen | Nordamerika | Mountain plants -- West (U.S.) -- Encyclopedias | Mountain plants -- Canada, Western -- Encyclopedias | Wild flowers -- West (U.S.) -- Encyclopedias | Wild flowers -- Canada, Western -- EncyclopediasGenre/Form: Nonfiction. | Encyclopedias. | Encyclopedias.Online resources: Book review (E-STREAMS) | Publisher description
Contents:
Introduction : principle alpine habitats of Western North America -- Encyclopedia of mountain flowers from the Rockies to Alaska -- Cultivation -- Glossary -- Appendix 1 : alpine plant distribution by state -- Appendix 2 : societies and mail-order sources.
Summary: Publisher description: This comprehensive pictorial encyclopedia discusses 650 species in 54 genera, with many subspecies, varieties, and hybrids also described. Intended to be as useful for the gardener as the traveler, each entry concludes with a discussion of propagation and cultivation information, as well as warnings about pertinent pests and diseases.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Standard Kirkland Campus
General QK 937 .N53 2002 Available 30579004091143
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references (pages 326-329) and index.

Publisher description: This comprehensive pictorial encyclopedia discusses 650 species in 54 genera, with many subspecies, varieties, and hybrids also described. Intended to be as useful for the gardener as the traveler, each entry concludes with a discussion of propagation and cultivation information, as well as warnings about pertinent pests and diseases.

Introduction : principle alpine habitats of Western North America -- Encyclopedia of mountain flowers from the Rockies to Alaska -- Cultivation -- Glossary -- Appendix 1 : alpine plant distribution by state -- Appendix 2 : societies and mail-order sources.