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A beautifully illustrated identification guide complete with easy to use keys, descriptions, and large maps for all 18 species of oaks that are known to occur in southern California west of the deserts. The book also includes two additional species that are endemic to northwestern Baja California, Mexico, and distributional information for other species of oaks that occur in Baja California north of El Rosario.
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Fred M. Roberts has studied botany for the last 20 years and is considered an expert on southern California plant identification. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1982 and worked as an assistant museum curator in charge of the herbarium at the University of California, Irvine's Museum of Systematic Biology from 1982 to 1991. From 1991 to 1999, Mr. Roberts worked as a botanist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service where he became familar with many of southern California's rare plants. He was introduced to the oaks while at UCSB and has been studying this intersting group in southern California and western Mexico ever since. He is currently working on a Flora of Orange County, California, and a Checklist to the vascular plants of western Riverside County, California.Review:
"Don't let the hefty name discourage you. The Illustrated Guide to the Oaks of the Southern California Floristic Province by F.M. Roberts, Jr. is a user-friendly handbook to the twenty oak species of coastal southern California and northwestern Baja. This handy new guide belongs in every native plant lover's library." -- Lili Singer, editor, The Southern California Gardener, July/August 1996
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Book Description F.M. Roberts Publications, 1995. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110964384701