Bob Allen and Fred Roberts are known experts on southern California botany, natural history, and entomology. This summer Laguna Wilderness Press published a much-anticipated book that was a lifetime in the making. This book is sure to be the go-to reference for wildflowers and native plants in OC and southern California for years to come.OC Wildflower Book Flier
The authors will present a lecture about the book: Wildflowers of Orange County and the Santa Ana Mountains. They will also sign books at this event to kick off the beginning of the native plant Fall planting season.
This brand new publication is a long-needed, comprehensive guide to wildflowers of southern California. User-friendly and technically accurate, it focuses on Orange County and adjacent portions of Los Angeles, San Diego, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties. Nature lovers at every level will delight in identifying and learning the plant families, genera, and species of the Golden State.
Richly illustrated with more than 1,400 full-color photographs covering roughly 700 species! Plants are organized by family, described, and illustrated. In addition, the book takes an ecosystem approach, including sections on geography, geology, plant communities, and even associated insects. Illustrations bring flower anatomy to life and an entire section reveals scores of places to explore for wildflowers.