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Nature Regional

Plants of Alberta

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

by (author) France Royer & Richard Dickinson

Lone Pine Media
Initial publish date
Aug 2021
Regional, General, Reference
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Aug 2021
    List Price
    $32.95 USD

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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 plants * Habitat notes, range maps and similar species descriptions * Intriguing notes about edible plants, native and historical uses, and origins of plant names * Photo keys to plant types as well as plant families * Illustrated glossary.

About the authors

France Royer is a self-taught photographer. Richard Dickinson is a research associate of the Royal Ontario Museum and a graduate of the University of Alberta (B.Sc., Physical Geography). France and Richard have been working together since 1989 and operate a botanical and photographic service company. Their other titles with the University of Alberta Press are Weeds of Canada and the Northern United States, Wildflowers of Edmonton & Central Alberta, and Wildflowers of Calgary & Southern Alberta. Another of their works, Plants of Alberta was published by Lone Pine Publishing.

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Richard Dickinson's profile page