Book Reviews


Flora and Fauna of the Pacific Northwest Coast

Colin Varner
2018. ISBN 978-0-295-74464-3
University of Washington Press, Seattle, Washington.
464 pp. 2000 color illus. 7.5 x 10 in. Paper. $34.95

Full Review - Posted July 17, 2019

Flora and Fauna of the Pacific Northwest Coast


Flora of the Pacific Northwest, An Illustrated Manual, Second Edition

C. Leo Hitchcock and Arthur Cronquist
Second edition edited by David E. Giblin, Ben S. Legler, Peter F. Zika, and Richard G. Olmstead
2018. ISBN 978-0295742885
University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA.
936 pp. Hard Cover. $75.

Full Review - Posted July 17, 2019

Flora of the Pacific Northwest, An Illustrated Manual


Common Mosses of Western Oregon and Washington

Bruce McCune and Martin Hutten
2018. ISBN: 978-0-9987108-2-2
Wild Blueberry Media, Corvallis, Oregon, U.S.A.
Paperback. $40.
Available from https://www.wildblueberrymedia.net

Full Review - Posted May 12, 2019

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Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest Third Edition

Arthur Kruckeberg and Linda Chalker-Scott.
2019. University of Washington Press, Seattle, Washington.
ISBN 978-0-295-74415-5
374 pp. Softcover. $35.00

Full Review - Posted May 12, 2019

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A Naturalist’s Guide to Plant Communities of Pacific Northwest Dune Forests and Wetlands

George Poinar, Jr.
2019. ISBN 13:978-1-889878-54-6.
Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) Press, Fort Worth, TX.
321 pp. Softcover $25.00

Full Review - Posted May 12, 2019

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50 Hikes with Kids: Oregon and Washington

Wendy Gorton.
2018. ISBN:978-1-60469-800-8.
Timber Press, Portland, OR.
Softcover, 280 pp. $19.95

Full Review - Posted May 12, 2019

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Intermountain Flora, Vascular Plants of the Intermountain West, U.S.A. Volume Seven Potpourri: Keys, History, Authors, Artists, Collectors, Beardtongues, Glossary, Indices.

Noel H. Holmgren and Patricia K. Holmgren.
2017 ISBN 978-0-89327-456-4. 312 pp.
New York Botanical Garden Press, New York, NY.
Hard cover $119.

Full Review - August 2017

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Rare Lichens of Oregon

Exeter Ronald L., Charity Glade and Scot Loring.
2016 . ISBN 13:978-0-9791310-6-6 and ISBN 10:0-979-1310-6-5.
Salem District Bureau of Land Management, Salem Oregon.
195 p. $30, includign shipping.

Full Review - January 2017

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Rare Bryophytes of Oregon

Ronald L. Exeter, Judith Harpel and David Wagner.
2016 . ISBN 13: 978-0-9791310-4-2.
Salem District, Bureau of Land Management. Salem, Oregon.
Softcover $42. 378 pp.

Available from BLM Salem District, phone 503-375-5646 (credit card purchases) or mail checks to Bryophyte Book, Salem District BLM, 1717 Fabry Road SE, Salem, OR 97306.

Full Review - January 2017

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Toward a Natural Forest: the Forest Service in Transition (a Memoir)

Jim Furnish.
2015. ISBN 978-0-87071-813-7.
Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, OR.
Softcover, 213 pp. $19.95.

Full Review - January 2017

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Ethnobotany of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians

Patricia Whereat-Phillips.
2016 . ISBN 978-0-87071-852-6
Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, Oregon
Paperback. $22.95.

Full Review - January 2017

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Boundary Layer—Exploring the Genius between Worlds

Kem Luther.
2016 . ISBN 978-0-87071-844-1.
Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, Oregon.
Paper. $19.95. e-book $11.99. 186 pages
Available from OSU Press

Full Review

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Gardening for Butterflies: How You Can Attract and Protect Beautiful, Beneficial Insects

The Xerces Society.
2016 . ISBN 13-978-1-60469-598-4.
Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.
Paper. 288 pp. $24.95.
Available from Timber Press

Full Review

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The Magical World of Moss Gardening

Annie Martin.
2015 . ISBN 978-1-60469-647-9.
Timber Press. Portland, Oregon.
Soft cover. 240 pp. $17.62.
Available from Timber Press

Full Review

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Flora of Oregon, Volume 1:
Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, and Monocots.

Stephen C. Myers, Thea Jaster, Katie Mitchell, and Linda K. Hardison, editors.
2015. ISBN 978-1-889878-46-1. 592 pages.
Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Fort Worth, Texas.
Hard cover. $75.
Available from http://shop.brit.org/products/floraoforegon1.

Full Review

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The Nature of Bend

LeeAnn Kreigh.
2016 . ISBN 978-0-9975215-0-4.
Tempo Press, Bend, Oregon.
Paper. $20.
Available from www.natureofbend.com

Full Review

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Plants of the Oregon Coastal Dunes

Alfred M. Wiedemann, La Rea J. Dennis, Frank H. Smith.
1999 (revised edition). ISBN 0-87071-457-0. 120 pages.
Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, Oregon. Paper. $12.95

Full Review

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A Naturalist’s Guide to the Hidden World of Pacific Northwest Dunes

George Poinar, Jr.
2016. ISBN 978-0870718540. 286 pp.
Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, Oregon.
Paper. $24.95

Full Review

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A Botanist's Vocabulary'

Susan K. Pell and Bobbi Angell.
2016. ISBN 978-1-60469-563-2.
Timber Press, Inc., Portland, Oregon.
Hardcover $24.95. 226 pp. 726 line drawings.
Available from www.timberpress.com

Full Review

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