955 color photos, 2 maps

Guide to the Plants of Arizona's White Mountains

By George C. West



George C. West provides a simple and quick guide written especially for amateur plant lovers, nature enthusiasts, interested hikers, tourists, and botanists who want to learn more about the plants of the White Mountains in east-central Arizona. The book is neatly organized into three parts, which include woody trees; all other annual, biennial, and perennial flowers, shrubs, and vines; and ferns.

This useful guide is written in accessible language that makes it easy to identify over five hundred plant species found in the region. More than a thousand incredible color photographs of flowers, leaves, and other features provide nuanced detail that helps the reader differentiate various species of flowering plants, trees, and ferns. Guide to the Plants of Arizona’s White Mountains is a must-have reference for all outdoor enthusiasts exploring this popular region of the Southwest.

Subjects: NatureSouthwest

Contributor Bios
George C. West (1931–2016) was a professor emeritus of zoophysiology at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. After moving to Arizona in 1996, he and his wife, Ellen, began studying and photographing plants. He is the author of North American Hummingbirds: An Identification Guide (UNM Press).
Julie Hammonds is a freelance editor specializing in science, nature, travel, the arts, history, and sports.