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6 edition of Wildflowers of Yosemite found in the catalog.

Wildflowers of Yosemite

by Lynn Wilson

  • 20 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Sierra Press .
Written in English

  • Trees & wildflowers,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Nature,
  • USA,
  • Flowers,
  • Outdoors & Nature / General,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8418515M
    ISBN 100939365022
    ISBN 109780939365029

    Flip the pages of Judy and Barry Breckling’s new field guide, Yosemite Wildflowers, and it’s amazing that they finished the book only 12 years after relocating to the Sierra. Yosemite Wildflowers (, March ) is available on and in bookstores. Falcon is an imprint of Globe Pequot. After the snow melts, Yosemite National Park’s waterfalls are in full force! With ten major waterfalls and numerous smaller falls, Yosemite is the ultimate place to see these magnificent (and very photogenic) natural water features. Wildflowers You’ll find an abundance of wildflowers popping up all around Yosemite in the spring.

    Yosemite’s future depends on its future champions. Your support can fund programs that inspire the next generation of park-lovers and public-lands leaders by helping kids, teens and young adults get outside, explore and learn about the natural world, and . This is the first book I check when I find a new flower and, although it is called "Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest," I very seldom have a flower I can't find within it's pages. It has nearly all the flowers in my Sierra books plus so many more. Seriously, if you are going to buy one flower identification book, get this one.

    Spring in Yosemite Yosemite National Park is easily one of the most dramatic and spectacular alpine landscapes in the world. From the soaring heights of El Capitan and Half-Dome to the dramatic fields of mountain wildflowers and mesmerizing waterfalls – Yosemite is really a photographer’s paradise. Sequoia High Sierra Camp Big Meadow Road (FS 13S11) Gian Giant Sequoia National Monument, CA Call us Toll Free at Call or Text us at

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Yosemite Home» Guide to Yosemite Wildflowers Yosemite Wildflower Guide. The Yosemite area is home to hundreds of varieties of wildflower, with dozens more clamoring to get in all the time. In case you're a book lover (and what right-thinking person isn't?).

A user friendly guide to the wildflowers of Yosemite and the central Sierra Nevada. Used as a field text by Yosemite personnel and the University of California.

More than color photographs identify species. Also includes maps of select wildflower sites and by: 1. Also see common bird illustrations of Yosemite's avian residents by John Muir Laws--who is the author of The Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada.

Take a wildflower walk to see Yosemite's stunning Sierra flora. See a Yosemite National Park botanist in the "Study the Scientist" video series describe his job (4 minutes 23 seconds). Dive into the wildflowers of the scenic, unique and MUST SEE valley of Yosemite and surrounding mountains.

No where else will you see such drastic and dramatic changes in color and nature in one relatively localized area. But don't be fooled ALL of YOSEMITE and the surrounding areas are unique and offer a wild changing pallet of color and form/5.

The beauty of Mariposa County’s Yosemite National Park was an inspiration to create national parks across the nation. Mariposa Grove and Yosemite Valley were the first lands protected for their natural beauty, and thanks to John Muir ’s passionate and reverent writing on the area, Yosemite later became the nation’s third national park.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wilson, Lynn. Wildflowers of Yosemite. Yosemite, Calif.: Sunrise Productions, © (OCoLC) Wildflowers of Yosemite Lynn Wilson, Jim Wilson, and Jeff Nicholas. This guide, also organized by flower color, includes photos of species.

Unlike all the other wildflower books listed here, the photos and descriptions of each flower aren't together - the photos are all in the first half of the book, and the descriptions in the second half. BOOK Reviews Contact Authors Barry and Judy Breckling along with High Country Apps have partnered to produce the new Yosemite Wildflowers plant identification app for mobile devices.

Although the app is designed to help amateur plant enthusiasts identify wildflowers, more experienced botanists will also value the app for its extensive content. This is the first comprehensive Yosemite wildflower guide that's small enough to fit in a book bag.

The guide was designed to help people identify almost all the wildflowers that grow in Yosemite. The only flowering plant categories not included are grasses, sedges, and rushes, along with trees and shrubs that have inconspicuous flowers.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: [S.l.]: Sunrise Productions, Description: pages: color illustrations. This is the first comprehensive Yosemite wildflower guide book that's small enough to fit in a book bag. The guide was designed to help people identify almost all the wildflowers that grow in 's available online through Amazon and Target as well as other online sites and book stores for $ The Complete Yosemite Flora is amazing, of course, but it's no field guide.

As with the trail guides, every book has its strengths, but I especially like Wildflowers of Yosemite by Jim and Lynn Wilson. It's small, cheap, and of my first evaluations for a flower book for Yosemite is whether it includes Sierra Lessingia (Lessingia leptoclada), because most books. This book is the direct result of her vision and generosity, reflecting a lifetime of interest in Yosemite wildflowers.

Much of its material is based on her journals, diaries and articles she prepared occasionally for publication in newspapers and magazines. The beautiful Merced River along Highwayis a popular scenic area. The main (north) fork of the Merced River flows through steep river canyons in the Sierra National Forest and Yosemite National Park.

The South Fork flows from high in the Sierras, through Wawona, down to. Buy a cheap copy of Wildflowers of Yosemite book by Jim Wilson. A user friendly guide to the wildflowers of Yosemite and the central Sierra Nevada. Used as a field text by Yosemite personnel and the University of California.

Free shipping over $/5(1). As you travel through California’s Central Valley on your way to Yosemite National Park, you’ll find the nut and fruit trees have pretty much finished with their pink and white blossoms – already leafing out in bright green leaves (not wildflowers, but stupendous all the same!).Driving out of the valley towards Groveland, you enter the oh-so-green (this year!)Location: Main Street, Groveland,CA.

I can remember so vividly so many wildflower scenes: struggling for hours up 13,' Mt. Dana in YOSEMITE and finding at the very top an intensely blue sky pilot, a gorgeous floral piece of the deep blue sky; driving up a dirt road toward WIND WOLVES NATURAL PRESERVE and being astonished at the dazzling field of blue dicks, purple owl's-clover.

The Sierra Nevada region is a land of alpine lakes, ubiquitous mountains, and meadows filled with a seemingly endless variety of wildflowers. This full-color book contains beautiful photos, easy-to-understand descriptions, and interesting facts about wildflowers frequently encountered in this spectacular region/5.

Books–Wildflowers of Yosemite, by Lynn & Jim Wilson and Jeff Nicholas. This one is my favorite to throw in the backpack on excursions to Yosemite. It has a nifty map that shows major roads and wildflower points of interest.

The thing I love about this book is the pre-planned day trips that take you to the flower hot spots. I wish I had my Yosemite wildflowers book out (its packed up while we are doing some remodeling) so I could answer your question more specifically.

However, there are types of flowers that appear in different seasons at different elevations. Please scroll down to your specific adventure to book a Yosemite guided tour online or call: () ; Toll Free () YExplore has guided tours in Yosemite National Park for groups of all ages in every season.

We guarantee smaller rosters .A Wildflower book recommendation. The book I'd most recommend for people interested in Sierra Wildflowers is "Wildflowers of the Eastern Sierra and Adjoining Mojave Desert and Great Basin" by Laird Blackwell. His guide has great photos and descriptions of flowers not only from the High Sierra, but from the lower elevations of the Eastern Sierra%(31).Yosemite Wildflower Walk by James McGrew Full Day Transect Yosemite Wildflower Tours.

Spend a day in Yosemite with a naturalist as we transect through the park in search of diverse wildflowers. This car caravan tour will introduce you to a full range of Yosemite wildflowers with shorter stops at each site.

Tours will last approximately eight hours.