Learn to identify wildflowers in Colorado with this handy field guide, organized by color.
With this famous field guide by professional nature photographer Don Mammoser and award-winning author and naturalist Stan Tekiela, you can make wildflower identification simple, informative, and productive. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of wildflowers that don't grow in Colorado. Learn about 200 of the most common and important species found in the state. They're organized by color and then by size for ease of use. Fact-filled information contains the particulars that you want to know, while full-page photographs provide the visual detail needed for accurate identification.
- 200 species: Only Colorado wildflowers
- Simple color guide: See a purple flower? Go to the purple section
- Fact-filled information and stunning professional photographs
- Icons that make visual identification quick and easy
- Nature Notes, including naturalist tidbits and facts
This new edition includes updated photographs, expanded information, and even more expert naturalist insights. Grab Wildflowers of Colorado Field Guide for your next outing--to help you positively identify the wildflowers that you see.
About the Author
Don Mammoser is a full-time professional nature photographer, photo tour leader, and author. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Florida, which led to positions with the US Fish and Wildlife Service and for the University of North Carolina. It was while working as an endangered species biologist when he first became serious with photography and thus realized his lifelong passion of being in nature or traveling and photographing all the genuinely good things that the world offers. Don's publishing credits include numerous magazines, books, and calendars, as well as The Photographer's Guide to the Colorado Rockies and the travel memoir A Photographer's Eye and A Traveler's Heart, written along with his wife, Anya.Don lives in Parker, Colorado, with Anya and their two daughters, Siena and Skyler. He offers small-group guided photography tours to amazing destinations throughout the world, and he also teaches photography subjects on his YouTube channel, "Don Mammoser Photo." Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 190 field guides, nature books, children's books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 30 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations.