Identify Texas wildflowers with this easy-to-use field guide, organized by color and featuring full-color photographs and helpful information.
With this famous field guide by Nora Bowers, Rick Bowers, and 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 Texas. Learn about 200 of the most common and important species found in the state. They're organized in the field guide 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 Texas 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
Naturalist notes, including tidbits and facts
Plants typical of Texas
This new edition includes updated photographs, expanded information, and even more of the authors' expert insights. Grab Wildflowers of Texas Field Guide for your next outing--to help you positively identify the wildflowers you see.
Nora Mays Bowers is a writer and nature photographer. She earned a Master of Science degree in Ecology from the University of Arizona, writing her thesis and publishing several professional papers on Harris's hawks. Nora has received numerous grants and awards for her hawk research. Nora's photography credits include Birder's World magazine, Ranger Rick, and Arizona Wildlife Views, as well as in many books and calendars. She is a coauthor of Wildflowers of Arizona Field Guide, Cactus of Arizona Field Guide, Cactus of the Southwest, and Kaufman Focus Guides: Mammals of North America.Rick Bowers is a tour leader, nature photographer, naturalist, and writer. He has been photographing wildlife and nature for almost 50 years. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Wildlife Ecology from the University of Arizona. He lived and birded in Europe for six years as an Army "brat." Subsequently, Rick led nature tours for Victor Emanuel Nature Tours for 16 years. Rick led tours throughout the New World from Barrow, Alaska (the northernmost city in North America), to Tierra del Fuego (an island at the southern tip of South America) and Antarctica. He has led tours in the Old World to southern Africa and to the Kamchatka Peninsula of Siberia, as well as to Australia. Rick's photo credits span the gamut, from National Geographic and International Wildlife magazines to state and local fish and game publications. He is a coauthor of Wildflowers of Arizona Field Guide, Cactus of Arizona Field Guide, and Kaufman Focus Guides: Mammals of North America. He now owns Bowers Birding and Photo Safaris and leads international birding and photo safaris to Borneo, India, and Malaysia, as well as private tours in the US.Naturalist, wildlife photographer, and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 190 field guides, nature books, children's books, 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.