Wild Plants of the Sierra Nevada

Wild Plants of the Sierra Nevada

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The Sierra Nevada of California and Nevada is the longest continuous mountain range in the US. It contains over 50 percent of California's total flora, approximately 405 plant taxa endemic to the Sierra, and 218 taxa that are considered rare. This guide is suitable for botanists, and readers interested in the traditional uses of native plants.Sierra Nevada Interesting Facts: The leaves and flowers are edible, but because of their fuzzy texture and bitter taste, we find them ... The most famous use of this plant is horehound candy, which is used to soothe sore throats and coughs.

Title:Wild Plants of the Sierra Nevada
Author:Ray S. Vizgirdas, Edna M. Rey-Vizgirdas
Publisher:University of Nevada Press - 2009-09-15


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