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Invasive Flora of the West Coast

British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest

by Collin Varner
edition: eBook
tagged: regional, flowers

A compact, full-colour field guide to the growing number of invasive plant species spreading across coastal BC and the Pacific Northwest, highlighting their hazards and uses.

The spread of invasive plant species is a growing concern across the coastal Pacific Northwest. Invasive plants compete for space with native plants, alter the natural habitat, …

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The Flora and Fauna of Stanley Park

An Explorer’s Guide

by Collin Varner
edition: eBook
tagged: regional, trees, flowers

A concise, full-colour guide to more than 200 native and introduced plant and animal species found in Vancouver’s famed city park.

Vancouver’s Stanley Park is known around the world as a natural oasis in the midst of Western Canada’s largest city. Unlike many urban parks, which are mostly cultivated, the 1,000-acre area now known as Stanley Pa …

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The Sacred Herb / The Devil's Weed

by Andrew Struthers
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged: anecdotes, flowers

The Sacred Herb / The Devil's Weed is informative and even enlightening, but above all, it's a hilarious look at a humble plant that has entertained, inspired, and occasionally terrified so many for so long. Andrew Struthers directs his "brilliant madness" towards the ambivalent nature of marijuana, once the target of "reefer madness" hysteria and …

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Old Man’s Garden

The History and Lore of Southern Alberta Wildflowers

by Annora Brown, introduction by Mary-Beth Laviolette, foreword by Niitsítapi (Siksika) Bishop Sidney Black
edition: eBook
tagged: flowers, ecology, plants & animals

Through pen and ink illustrations and stories, Old Man’s Garden conveys the legends and folklore connected with Southern Alberta’s wildflowers, native plants, and Indigenous culture.

Originally published in 1954, Annora Brown’s Old Man’s Garden is a Canadian classic that tells the story of Southern Alberta’s native plants and wildflowers t …

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Popular Wildflowers of Coastal British Columbia and Vancouver Island

by Neil L. Jennings
edition: Paperback
tagged: flowers, western provinces, coastal regions & shorelines

A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors of Coastal British Columbia and Vancouver Island during the usual blooming season.

Neil Jennings’s new series of colourful and easy-to-use wildflower guides introduces amat …

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Popular Wildflowers of the Canadian Prairies

by Neil L. Jennings
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged: flowers, mountains, western provinces

A full-colour field guide for the curious amateur naturalist, traveller, or hiker who wishes to learn to identify the flowering plants that may be encountered while in the outdoors on the Canadian Prairies during the usual blooming season.

Neil Jennings’s new series of colourful and easy-to-use wildflower guides introduces amateur naturalists to s …

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