8 Field Guides to the American Southwest

Top 8 Field Guides to the American Southwest

What’s that bird? That flower? That rock? Can we eat that?

These field guides will give you answers as you explore the Great American Southwest!

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Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Rockies

Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Rockies

The Rocky Mountains are home to a diversity of plant species that have helped native peoples and settlers survive through the centuries More info →
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Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Southwest

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Southwest

Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Southwest is a field guide to more than 100 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout the Southwest. More info →
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Wildflowers of the Desert Southwest

Wildflowers of the Desert Southwest

Botanist and educator Meg Quinn identifies and describes more than eighty of the most common and showy American Southwest wildflower species. Flowers are further arranged by color for ease of identification. More info →
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The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

The Sibley Guide to Birds has quickly become the new standard of excellence in bird identification guides, covering more than 810 North American birds in amazing detail. More info →
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A Field Guide to Western Trees: Western United States and Canada

A Field Guide to Western Trees: Western United States and Canada

This field guide features detailed descriptions of 387 Western tree species, arranged in six major groups by visual similarity. More info →
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A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians

A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians

More than 650 full-color paintings and photographs show key details for making accurate identifications. Up-to-date color range maps give species' distributions. More info →
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The Ultimate Desert Handbook: A Manual for Desert Hikers, Campers and Travelers

The Ultimate Desert Handbook: A Manual for Desert Hikers, Campers and Travelers

The Ultimate Desert Handbook: Discover the joys of desert camping, hiking, and travel. Harsh, yet hauntingly beautiful; arid, yet teeming with life; inhospitable, yet profoundly peaceful - the earth's deserts beckon the poet and the backpacker, the artist and the adventurer More info →
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Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains

Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains

In Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains, Dr. Jim Halfpenny, a nationally renowned tracker, teaches you how to decipher messages left by animals that cross your path. More info →
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