qThe reader could hardly be disappointed with this book. More than simply a 'flower key, ' it deftly describes each species and its requirements for survival in the high Sierra. In addition to presenting an impressive collection of spectacular photographs, Graf describes the myriad physical aspects of the Basin which control the flora's vitality, its evolution and its future. This is a wildflower book with the depth and richness that will satisfy Tahoe plant lovers for a long time to come.q--Joseph L. Medeiros, Sierra CollegeMinera#39;s lettuce species are distinctive for their two reniform leaves, which typically fuse together into a disk around the stem, above which perch the five to many small, white to pink flowers. The succulent stems and leaves were a favorite ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Plants of the Tahoe Basin|
|Publisher||:||Univ of California Press - 1999|