From valley grasslands through foothills, meadows and up to mountain peaks, Sierra Nevada wildflowers enchant all who stop to enjoy their beauty and wonder. The second edition of this versatile guide describes over 500 species of wildflowers found in Nevada and Placer Counties, a richly diverse region home to 38% of all plants know to grow wild in California- rendering the book useful well beyond county lines. The new edition includes an easy-to-use plant identification key, along with drawings of plant anatomy and icons for each plant family. Illustrated with over 600 color photographs, close-ups and landscapes, the book features habitat descriptions and tips on places to see bountiful wildflower displays. Useful to casual hikers and avid botanists alike. ISBN 094346059X, 9780943460598