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The Laws field guide to the Sierra Nevada

Author: John Muir Laws
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : California Academy of Sciences ; Berkeley, Calif : Heyday Books, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cultural Writing. Reference. In this groundbreaking and meticulously field-tested guide, the rich variety of Sierra life-trees, wildflowers, ferns, fungi, lichens, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, mammals, and insects-comes alive. Both written and illustrated by John Nuir Laws, THE LAWS FIELD GUIDE TO THE SIERRA NEVADA includes more than 1,700 species, descriptions of behavior, adaptations, and interactions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Muir Laws
ISBN: 9781597140522 159714052X
OCLC Number: 77011633
Description: 366 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Fungi & lichens --
Trees, shrubs, viines & ferns --
Wildflowers --
Spiders, insects & other small animals --
Fish --
Amphibians & reptiles --
Birds --
Mammals --
Animal tracks, galls, weather & stars.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by John Muir Laws.
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Cultural Writing. Reference. In this groundbreaking and meticulously field-tested guide, the rich variety of Sierra life-trees, wildflowers, ferns, fungi, lichens, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds, mammals, and insects-comes alive. Both written and illustrated by John Nuir Laws, THE LAWS FIELD GUIDE TO THE SIERRA NEVADA includes more than 1,700 species, descriptions of behavior, adaptations, and interactions between species, and species and topics not found in most guides, including aquatic life, spiders and webs, plankton, plant galls, bark beetle galleries, animal tracks and evidence, seasonal star charts, weather patterns, and cloud formations.

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