TAHOE'S SPECTACULAR WILDFLOWER TRAILS || JULIE CARVILLE
Tahoe's Spectacular Wildflower Trails covers 21 of Tahoe's best scenic wildflower hikes in the Tahoe basin and surrounding National Forest. More than 900 color photos, including a tree and wildflower photo guide, make plant identification user friendly. Native American earth wisdom and plant uses, along with birds and other animals and pollinators feature the richness and diversity of Tahoe's plant communities. Includes hikes for all abilities and interests, from day hikers to back packers. Stories about the plants and animals make botany more fun and help to deepen the reader's natural love for the amazing beauty and sacredness of Nature.
Julie Carville is a recognized botanist, photographer and the author of the 1989 book, Lingering in Tahoe's Wild Gardens. She co-authored Wildflowers of Nevada & Placer Counties and Trees and Shrubs of Nevada & Placer Counties, and is a contributing author of California's Wild Gardens. Carville has written and photographed for numerous publications, including the Sierra Heritage magazine, Sacramento Bee, and San Francisco Chronicle. She has traveled throughout Northern California presenting programs on California's native plants for public institutions and private groups.
Paperback, 277 pages, 900+ color photos