Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: Mark Turner,Ellen Kuhlmann

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604696192

Category: Travel

Page: 448

View: 7508

In Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest, Mark Turner and Ellen Kuhlman cover 568 species of woody plants that can be found in Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and northern California. The comprehensive field guides features introductory chapters on the native landscape and plant entries that detail the family, scientific and common name, flowering seasons, and size. Each entry includes color photographs of the plant’s habitat and distinguishing characteristics and a range map. Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is for hikers, nature lovers, plant geeks, and anyone who wants to know more about, and be able to identify, the many plants of the Pacific Northwest.

Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Mark Turner,Phyllis Gustafson

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)


Category: Nature

Page: 511

View: 4054

A comprehensive field guide to the wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest describes and illustrates more than 1,200 common species, both native and non-native, in a handbook that is organized according to flower color and shape and that includes a range map for each entry.

Birds of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: John Shewey,Tim Blount

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604697857

Category: Nature

Page: 560

View: 7820

Birding in the Pacific Northwest has never been easier! Birds of the Pacific Northwest describes and illustrates more than 400 bird species commonly encountered in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and British Columbia. This comprehensive, full-color guide is organized to follow the order in which groups and species are presented by the American Union. Range maps for each species provide valuable information for identification.

Trees of the Pacific Northwest

Author: George A. Petrides,Olivia Petrides

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811731676

Category: Nature

Page: 103

View: 762

This engaging book presents 101 things individuals can do to help both individual birds and bird populations as a whole. It also explains exactly how these actions can make a difference--what wrongs they help correct and what improvements they can bring about. Bird-friendly (and environment-friendly) practices are described in detail-- things anyone can do around the home and garden, at work, at the store, in their community, in the outdoors, and on the road. Anyone who appreciates wild birds knows that the animals need our help. This timely guide shows bird-lovers what they can do.

Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest

Tracking and Identifying Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Invertebrates

Author: David Moskowitz

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 0881929492

Category: Nature

Page: 364

View: 1895

This guide includes illustrated descriptions for more than 180 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates most common in the Northwest. Features more than 460 photographs, scale drawings, and 90 distribution maps.

Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: Joe Ammirati,Steve Trudell

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604691412

Category: Nature

Page: 352

View: 6966

Explore the heart of mushroom country The Pacific Northwest is one of the best places to find mushrooms—they are both abundant and spectacularly diverse. Yet until now, there has been no mushroom guide that focuses on the region. This compact, beautifully illustrated guide presents descriptions and photographs of 460 of the region's mushrooms. In addition to profiles on individual species, Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest also includes a general discussion and definition of fungi, information on where to find mushrooms and guidelines on collecting them, an overview of fungus ecology, and a discussion on how to avoid mushroom poisoning.

Trees and Shrubs of Washington

Author: C. P. Lyons,Bill Merrilees

Publisher: Lone Pine Pub

ISBN: 9781551050942

Category: Gardening

Page: 160

View: 2783

The author's non-academic style and color photographs make this a pleasantly readable and comprehensive guide. The book includes a brief introduction to trees and shrubs, descriptions of the ecological zones in Washington State and species descriptions.

Northwest Trees

Identifying and Understanding the Region's Native Trees

Author: Stephen F. Arno

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books


Category: Nature

Page: 245

View: 2040

The Timber Press Guide to Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

Author: Carol W. Hall,Norman E. Hall

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604691611

Category: Gardening

Page: 352

View: 629

Tired of being lumped into the unwieldy category of a western garden? Frustrated by the lack of reliable, practical information about gardening in the Pacific Northwest? No longer! The Timber Press Guide to Gardening in the Pacific Northwest presents all the information a gardener—whether novice or expert—needs to keep their garden beautiful and thriving. With a combined 100 years of gardening experience in the Pacific Northwest, the authors clearly explain the unique challenges and joys of gardening in the region. By dividing the Pacific Northwest into seven subregions, they help readers to better understand the climatic and geographical factors that shape their gardens. This complete guide includes extensive profiles of plants that are ideally suited to the region, including perennials, ornamental grasses, bulbs, groundcovers, roses, shrubs, trees, and climbers. The month-by-month gardening calendar describes what weather patterns to expect, what's in bloom, and what garden tasks are best done in that month. With additional chapters detailing the most common gardening problems and recommendations for effective, nontoxic ways of dealing with them, this book is nothing short of essential.

Wetland Plants of Oregon & Washington

Author: B. Jennifer Guard

Publisher: Lone Pine Pub

ISBN: 9781551058559

Category: Nature

Page: 240

View: 2344

This concise and easy-to-use field guide provides a wealth of information about the plants of the rich wetland ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest. Grouped by habitat, this guide describes wooded wetland, wetland prairie, marshy shore, shrub swamp, and the submerged and floating communities. Wetland Plants of Oregon and Washington includes: * Descriptions of more than 330 plants species * Over 300 exceptional color photos * 74 line drawings providing additional detail * Hints for distinguishing easily confused species * Intriguing notes on endangered plants, wildlife uses, associated species and natural history. * This authoritative and attractive field guide will help raise awareness and improve stewardship of an irreplaceable natural resource. Whether you are a naturalist or an armchair adventurer, you will find this book an indispensable addition to your bookshelf or backpack.

The Pacific Northwest Garden Tour

The 60 Best Gardens to Visit in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia

Author: Donald Olson

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604694513

Category: Gardening

Page: 300

View: 6812

The Pacific Northwest is full of glorious public gardens, but where are they and what are they? This delightfully written guide takes you to the best gardens to visit in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. With an easy-to-use format and enticing photographs, it's an indispensable companion to one of the lushest garden belts in North America, if not the world. Whether you're a resident or a visitor, you'll discover little-known gems and rediscover classic gardens—all of them places of beauty, history, drama, and excitement.

Mac's Field Guide to Pacific Northwest Trees

Author: Craig MacGowan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780898863918

Category: Nature

Page: N.A

View: 4419

Great for families, kids, educators, and amateur naturalistsWaterproof and transportable for use in the fieldMore than 400,000 Mac's Field Guides sold!Tape them onto the deck of your kayak! Slip them into your pack! Keep them handy for backyard use! No matter the weather or terrain, Mac's Field Guides are the perfect wildlife identification tool for the amateur naturalist, covering a wide variety of subjects and regions in North America.Created by Craig MacGowan, a teacher of marine science, these two-sided, laminated cards contain detailed, full-color drawings of flora and fauna as well as information on size and habitat or region.

Gardening in the Pacific Northwest

The Complete Homeowner's Guide

Author: Paul Bonine,Amy Campion

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604693339

Category: Gardening

Page: 320

View: 5156

The climate of the Pacific Northwest presents its gardeners with a unique set of opportunities—ample rain, great soil, and moderate temperatures—and challenges—brief summer heat, wet winters, and ever-present slugs and snails.Growing the Northwest Garden tackles these problems in a fresh and comprehensive way. This practical handbook includes everything a home gardener needs to successfully garden in the region. It explores popular gardening styles like Japanese gardens, herbaceous and mixed borders, tropical gardens, rock gardens, and woodland gardens. Plant profiles for hundreds of ornamental plants highlight the best annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, and bulbs for the region. And a comprehensive review of the region's climates, microclimates, and zones help gardeners with site selection, soil preparation, maintenance, and plant selections.

Plants of Southern Interior British Columbia and the Inland Northwest

Author: Roberta Parish,Ray Coupe,Dennis Lloyd

Publisher: Lone Pine Pub

ISBN: 9781551052199

Category: Nature

Page: 464

View: 4125

Over 675 species of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens commonly found in the region from the crest of the Rockies to the Coast Mountains, including the interior of Washington and Idaho. Detailed species descriptions are combined with concise drawings and color photographs to make plant identification easy.

Pacific Northwest Insects

Author: Merrill A. Peterson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780914516187


Page: 528

View: 8902

This field guide sets a new standard for insect identification, making it an indispensable resource to naturalists, educators, gardeners, and others. Engaging and accessible, Pacific Northwest Insects features detailed species accounts, each with a vivid photograph of a living adult, along with information for distinguishing similar species, allowing the reader to identify more than 3,000 species found from southern British Columbia to northern California, and as far east as Montana. The book features most of the commonly encountered insects, spiders, scorpions, millipedes, centipedes, and kin in the Pacific Northwest, as well as representatives of an amazing variety of unusual and interesting insects living in the area. After more than a decade of research, reviewing hundreds of thousands of museum specimens and scouring the technical entomological literature, Merrill Peterson has brought together for the first time in a single volume a wealth of information on the region's insect life. Detailed identifying information on over 3,000 speciesComplete description of 1,200 speciesOrganized by insect group for easy identificationUp-to-date taxonomy1,725 color photos, 50 line drawings, and 2 maps

Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants

Identify, Harvest, and Use 120 Wild Herbs for Health and Wellness

Author: Scott Kloos

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604698071

Category: Nature

Page: 416

View: 7382

“An incredibly thorough guide for identifying, harvesting, and utilizing medicinal plants.” —Dr. Deborah Frances RN, ND Naturopathic physician, herbalist, author, and lecturer In Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants, Scott Kloos is your trusted guide to finding, identifying, harvesting, and using 120 of the region’s most powerful wild plants. You’ll learn how to safely and ethically forage, and how to use wild plants in herbal medicines including teas, tinctures, and salves. Plant profiles include clear, color photographs, identification tips, medicinal uses and herbal preparations, and harvesting suggestions. Lists of what to forage for each season makes the guide useful year-round. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers, naturalists, and herbalists in Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and northern California.

Encyclopedia of Northwest Native Plants for Gardens and Landscapes

Author: Kathleen A. Robson,Alice Richter,Marianne Filbert

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: 0881928631

Category: Art

Page: 532

View: 1306

"Illustrated throughout with nearly 600 color photographs and original pen-and-ink drawings, the book is smartly separated by plant type into five encyclopedic sections. Detailed descriptions include temperature hardiness zones, flowering and fruit-ripening times, and recommendations for cultivation (light, soil, moisture, drainage) and siting, from streambanks to parking strips. Propagation methods and the native habitat and range are provided for each species; discursive notes on subspecies and related plants round out each entry. A series of lists suggesting natives for particular garden situations or themes - arid or sodden; hedgerows and meadows; hummingbird and rock gardens concludes the book."--BOOK JACKET.