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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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Rare Vascular Plants of Alberta, Second Edition

edited by Gina Fryer; Jane Lancaster; Kimberly Ottenbreit; Christina Metke; Donna Cherniawsky; Amy Griffiths; Kristen Foreman & Jenalee Mischkolz
edition: Paperback
tagged: reference, botany

The long-awaited second edition of Rare Vascular Plants of Alberta combines detailed botanical descriptions, plant habitats, and phenological information with hundreds of photographs, illustrations, and provincial and North American distribution maps. Featuring nearly 500 species, 150 of which are new to this edition, this accessible and richly-ill …

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Ontario Trees

A visual guide to the most important species

illustrated by Jeffrey C. Domm
edition: Paperback
tagged: trees, forests & rainforests

This book enables easy identification of every common tree species in southern Ontario. It includes detailed visuals showing tree shape, leaf shape and colour, seed and cone size, and bark texture. Using the illustrations and key ID features, a tree can be identified in any season of the year. 

Author and illustrator Jeffrey C. Domm spent many weeks …

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Field Study

Meditations on a Year at the Herbarium

read by Helen Humphreys
edition: Audiobook
tagged: botany, social history

 

“[A] delightful mix of memoir and field study.” — Publishers Weekly STARRED review

Award-winning and beloved author Helen Humphreys discovers her local herbarium and realizes we need to look for beauty in whatever nature we have left — no matter how diminished

Award-winning poet and novelist Helen Humphreys returns to her series of nature me …

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Plants of Northern British Columbia

by Andy MacKinnon, edited by Jim Pojar & Ray Coupe
edition: Paperback
tagged: reference

More than 500 species of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, grasses, ferns, mosses and lichens are illustrated and described. Revised and substantially updated, this comprehensive and accessible guide to a region rich in plant life includes new photographs and native uses of plants.

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Alpine Plants of British Columbia, Alberta and Northwest North America

by Andy MacKinnon & Jim Pojar
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
tagged: reference, mountains

Two of Canada's most respected nature writers have collaborated once again to produce an outstanding field guide to the plants that grow at high elevation, above the tree line, in the mountains systems of British Columbia and elsewhere in the Western Cordillera. The book features more than 500 plants found in the alpine regions of western North Ame …

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Plants of Alberta

Trees, Shrubs, Wildflowers, Ferns, Aquatic Plants & Grasses

by France Royer & Richard Dickinson
edition: Paperback
tagged: regional, reference

From the prairie grasslands to the high mountains, Alberta's flora is diverse and fascinating. Discover the beauty and plant lore of the province in this extraordinary book: * More than 1000 colour photos * Over 700 primary species and over 300 secondary species of native and naturalized plants in 115 families * Clear descriptions to help identify …

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