Nancy Dale

Flowering Plants: The Santa Monica Mountains, Coastal & Chaparral Regions of Southern California


A well illustrated botanical guide to the cacti, trees, shrubs, and other flowering plants of the coastal and chaparral regions of Southern California. All entries are organized by plant family and come accompanied with a brief history and detailed but approachable description for identification.

Featuring an introductory discussion on the different climates and landscapes of the Santa Monica Mountains and their inherent relationship to plant types, as well a simple breakdown for understanding floral anatomy, and multiple maps for exploring.

Signed by the author.

Soft cover with black and white illustrations and color photographs throughout.

Edition: 1985.

Condition: Mostly good, with some scattered underlines, and a former owner's stamp.

Measures ~5"x7". 239 pages.