Rocky Mountain Wildflowers Field Guide New! Expanded and Updated 2019 Third Edition, 272 pages (4" x 6")
Just Released! New Expanded and Updated Third Edition! Rocky Mountain Wildflowers Field Guide is for all nature enthusiasts who want to learn more about wildflowers throughout the Southern Rockies of Colorado and the Central Rockies of Wyoming. Handy pocket-sized 272-page softbound book, 4" x 6", fits easily into a pocket or backpack. Information includes common, scientific and family names, a brief description, and each wildflower’s habitat, life zone, and general flowering time. Line drawings of flower parts and arrangements and leaf shapes and arrangements help clarify terms in the guide.
- Over 285 wildflowers identified with common, scientific and family names Includes wildflowers from Rocky Mountain National Park to the Gore and Mosquito Range and from Crested Butte to the southern San Juan Mountains and the Central Rockies of Wyoming
- Quality detailed photographs and concise, informative text
- Flowers arranged in sections with color-coded page edges
- Handy soft-bound book with rounded corners fits easily in pocket or backpack
Wildflowers were photographed from Rocky Mountain National Park to the Mosquito Range, from Crested Butte to the southern San Juan National Forest Region, plus sections of the Central Rockies in Wyoming. Clear, detailed professional color photos depict some of the most common as well as some uncommon wildflowers that one might find along trails, open meadows and roadsides. The 270 wildflowers in the guide are grouped with color-coded page edges indicating sections of white, yellow, red and blue/purple flowers to help in quickly locating an unknown wildflower. Included also are descriptions of the Colorado Rocky Mountain Life Zones, illustrations of leaf shapes and inflorescences, and an index of wildflowers by color. This guide is the perfect size for taking along on camping and hiking trips in the Rocky Mountains. Research, identification, text and illustrations are by Linda Nagy with photographs and book design by her husband, professional nature photographer Bernie Nagy. Published and distributed by High Country Artworks, P.O. Box 1795, Fairplay, CO 80440
Review: Excellent book. An excellent resource. - Amazon Reviewer, Walk'n Talk'n Classes
Review: The Rocky Mountain Wildflowers Field Guide by Linda and Bernie Nagy is a valuable companion to enrich your Colorado hiking experience. As a family physician, I highly recommend regular exercise in nature and this light-weight pocket guide is easy to use to identify hundreds of wildflower species in the Rocky Mountain region. Enjoy! - Fran I. H. M.D., Boulder, CO
Review: "This is a nifty book to take along on hikes. It's just the right size and small enough to tuck in my pack! The photographs are beautiful and each flower is accompanied by its common name, Latin name, description of the plant, habitat, life zone and flowering time." - Mary A W, CO
"I absolutely love the beautiful pictures, no other book I have quite captures them like you have. Easy to use, good size and even feels good in the hand! I just wanted you to know how much I truly appreciate your work of art." - Mari M, CO
First printing was a Triple EVVY award winner from Colorado Independent Publishers Association in book categories of Academic Reference, Nature, and Interior Layout and Design.
Second updated edition won Colorado Independent Publishers Association First Place Evvy awards in the categories of Reference and Science. The Ebook won First Place in its category, and illustrations received Second Place in technical awards.