For both amateurs and professionals, this field guide features 794 species of plants commonly found along the Pacific coast from Oregon to Alaska, including trees, shrubs, wildflowers, aquatic plants, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens. It covers the entire length of the BC coast, from shoreline to alpine. Rich notes on each species describe aboriginal and other local uses of plants for food, medicine and implements, along with unique characteristics of the plants and the origins of their names. It contains 1100 color photographs, more than 1000 line drawings and silhouettes, and 794 colour range maps.
|Ideal for||Day hiking|
|Author||Jim Pojar, Andy MacKinnon|