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A field guide to Rocky Mountain and southwest forests

Author: John C Kricher
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1998.
Series: Peterson field guide series, 51.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the different kinds of forests found in the southwestern United States and identifies and describes the plants and animals found in each habitat.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John C Kricher
ISBN: 0395928974 9780395928974
OCLC Number: 38936640
Notes: Revised edition of: A field guide to the ecology of western forests. 1993.
"Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute."
Description: xv, 374 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm.
Contents: 1. How to Use This Book --
2. Forest Ecology --
3. Life Zones --
4. Widespread Western Mammals and Birds --
5. West Meets East: Great Plains Forests --
Prairie Riparian Forest --
Black Hills Forest --
6. South Texas Forests --
Gulf Coast Live Oak Forest --
Edwards Plateau Forest --
Lower Rio Grande Forest --
East Texas Pine Forest --
7. Rocky Mountain Forests --
Great Basin Desert --
Shortgrass Prairie --
Pinyon-Juniper Forest --
Ponderosa Pine Forest --
Aspen Grove --
Lodgepole Pine Forest --
Riparian Forest --
Spruce-Fir Forest --
High Pine Forest --
Timberline-Alpine Tundra --
8. Southwest Forests --
Arroyo and Desert Scrub --
Mexican Madrean Foothill Forest --
Arizona Madrean Foothill Forest --
Arizona Canyon Riparian Forest --
Southwest Mountain Forest --
Chihuahua Desert --
Giant Saguaro Cactus Forest.
Series Title: Peterson field guide series, 51.
Other Titles: Rocky Mountain and southwest forests
Forests
Responsibility: John Kricher ; illustrated by Gordon Morrison ; photographs by John Kricher.
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Describes the different kinds of forests found in the southwestern United States and identifies and describes the plants and animals found in each habitat.

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