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California's Fading Wildflowers : Lost Legacy and Biological Invasions.

Author: Richard A Minnich
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2008.
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Offers a historical analysis of the transformation of California's wildflower prairies. This book challenges the thinking on the subject, evaluating the hypothesis that perennial bunchgrasses were once a dominant feature of California's landscape and instead arguing that wildflowers filled this role.
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All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Minnich
ISBN: 9780520934337 0520934334 9780520253537 0520253531
OCLC Number: 536166385
Description: 1 online resource (361 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Preface; 1. The Golden State; 2. Pre-Hispanic Herbaceous Vegetation; 3. Invasion of Franciscan Annuals, Grazing, and California Pasture in the Nineteenth Century; 4. A Century of Bromes and the Fading of California Wildflowers; 5. Lessons from the Rose Parade; Notes; Appendices; References; Index.
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