I consider Plants of the Pacific Northwest Coast to be a must-have for anyone who wants to know more about this area, as well as a great educational tool for kids. A handy field-guide, it will give the observer a fast way to look up and identify plants, shrubs, trees, mosses, ferns, lichens, and grasses. --The New Times, Seattle
DR. JIM POJAR is executive director of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Yukon chapter. He spent 25 years as an internationally respected forest ecology research scientist with the B.C. Forest Service. He is the author of numerous books and scientific papers related to the boreal forest, aspen parklands and coastal ecosystems.
ANDY MACKINNON is a respected biologist who serves as a technical advisor on old growth forest research to the B.C. Ministry of Forests. MacKinnon, also a registered professional forester, is adjunct professor at the School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University. He is the author of six Lone Pine books on the plants of Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest.
I heartily recommend this book, handy as heck for the experienced botanist and novice alike. As a faculty member (PhD) in a natural resources program, I used this book to teach... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Beauty, Utility
This book is fantastic. I live on the Oregon Coast, where there is flora aplenty to confuse the plant-identifying amateur (me)! I have learned so much, just reading each section. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Beth Juvenal
Perfect size, great information.
I use it for my wetland delineations.
I have already identified a few trees, plants, and shrubs on my nature walks. I usually take a photo and jot down any notes about the plant to remember later, and then sit down... Read morePublished 5 months ago by J. Muench
Great book that I needed for class at PSU. Has great pictures and write up of plants we will find around us.Published 5 months ago by Shannon baker
Great descriptions and pictures. A very useful book for identifying plants.Published 5 months ago by Martin Olson
This is the best field guide for Pacific Northwest plants that I know of. The pages are beautifully printed in full colour; the cover and binding material is durable; and the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Laura Reed