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Flora of Glacier National Park

Peter Lesica

Illustrations by Debbie McNeil.

6 × 9 inches. Illus. Color photos. Map. Keys. 520 pages.

2002. ISBN 978-0-87071-538-9. Paperback, $34.95.

Renowned for its rugged and scenic beauty, Glacier National Park is also a unique scientific resource, rich in biological diversity. This comprehensive field guide provides a listing of all the vascular plants currently known to occur in the Park and will prove useful in the study of plants throughout the entire northern Rocky Mountains, including Alberta's Waterton Lakes National Park.

The first new guide to the flora of Glacier National Park in more than 80 years, this manual features keys and descriptions for accurate identification, as well as original line drawings and a section of color photographs. For each species, the book provides information on habitats, geographical range, taxonomy, and ethnobotanical uses. The introduction includes general information on the Park's climate and geology, early botanical exploration, plant geography, and introduced species.

Flora of Glacier National Park provides a complete reference and field guide for amateur and professional botanists, naturalists, students, and wildflower enthusiasts. It offers an invaluable resource for any Park visitor seeking to better understand plant life in this spectacular region.

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