Cover of: A Guide to Plants of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks | Ray S Vizgirdas

A Guide to Plants of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

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University of Utah Press
Nature/Ecology, Nature, Life Sciences - Botany, Reference, Nature / Reference, Plants - General, Grand Teton National Park Region, Identification, Pictorial works, Plants, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park R
ContributionsEdna M Rey-Vizgirdas (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8085912M
ISBN 100874808758
ISBN 139780874808759

This book is a guide to the vascular plants of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks and the surrounding forest and wilderness areas, the spectacular region known as the Greater Yellowstone Area. Vascular plants are the plants best known to park visitors and include the ferns and fern allies such as horsetails; gymnosperms such as pines, true firs, and spruces; and plants having true flowers (angiosperms) such as lilies, grasses /5(3).

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A Guide to Plants of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks draws from existing scientific and popular literature, as well as the author's personal observations and studies over the past two decades.

The essential nature guide to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, written by a local wildlife biologist and eco-tour guide. More than color photographs with concise descriptions reveal the richness of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem/5(41). A Guide to Plants of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks By Ray S Vizgirdas This book is a guide to the vascular plants of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks and the surrounding forest and wilderness areas, the spectacular region known as the Greater Yellowstone Area.

About this title This book is a guide to the vascular plants of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks and the surrounding forest and wilderness areas, the spectacular region known as the Greater Yellowstone Area.3/5(1).

This book is a guide to the vascular plants of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks and the surrounding forest and wilderness areas, the spectacular region known as the Greater.

This book quickly became my go-to guide book while we made our way through Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. It is very well-organized and provides just enough information to not get the user bogged down reading and missing the sights/5().

A complete guide for an explorer’s next visit to the Yellowstone and Grand Teton area, this book includes detailed tips for traversing the spring, geyser, and travertine terrace-filled parks, the best dining options nearby, and suggestions for places to lodge overnight.5/5(1).

Summary: A guide to the vascular plants of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks that covers plants best known to park visitors, including ferns, pines, and flowering plants such as lilies, grasses, and roses. Number in Yellowstone. Native plant taxa: more than 1, Hundreds of wildflowers.

Trees: nine conifers (lodgepole pine, whitebark pine, Engelmann spruce, white spruce, subalpine fir, Douglas-fir, Rocky Mountain juniper, common juniper, limber pine) and some deciduous species, including quaking aspen and cottonwood.

This book is a guide to the vascular plants of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks and the surrounding forest and wilderness areas, the spectacular region known as the Greater Yellowstone Area.

Vascular plants are the plants best known to Pages: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks – First time trip guide for families  by Michele Whiteaker and Melynda Harrison We put this book together based on my long time experience in the park and Michele’s first time visit.

We really feel it has everything you need to plan your family’s visit. Central Rocky Mountain Wildflowers: Including Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks   | By H. Wayne Phillips – A Falcon Guide to more than species of wildflowers, featuring vibrant photographs and detailed descriptions.

Organized by color and family, the book includes the most conspicuous and commonly encountered flowers. Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher. Lonely Planet Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you.

Spot wolves and grizzlies in Lamar Valley, watch geysers erupt in Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin, or get out on the water in a kayak or canoe at Jackson /5().

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It is a huge, high quality book that belongs on the coffee table of anyone who loves these parks. The GYA encompasses Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks; Beaverhead-Deerlodge, Bridger-Teton, Caribou-Targhee, Custer, Gallatin, and Shoshone This guide book is not intended to be an identification guide.

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When the s 4/5. In the summer ofour family took a national park road trip out west with some great friends of ours and their kids. Among the highlights of this trip was our time spent from Grand Teton to Yellowstone.

This trip was a whirlwind; however, it was one of the best national park vacations we’ve had.

Description A Guide to Plants of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks PDF

We rented a 15 passenger van and drove round trip from Minneapolis through South Dakota Author: Margie DQ. Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park closed indefinitely, as the National Park Service responds to calls for coronavirus planning.

Monday, AboutAuthor: Kevin Reichard. There are 7 different places where visitors can enter either Yellowstone or Grand Teton National Parks and you can join the tour from any of them. Suggested Time It is recommended that the minimum amount of time to spend is 2 days in Yellowstone and 1 day in Grand Teton in order to be able to see just the main features of each Park.

The essential nature guide to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, written by a local wildlife biologist and eco-tour guide. More than color photographs with concise descriptions reveal the richness of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

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This is the definitive 5/5(1). Your one-of-a-kind guide to America's first national park, with over million visitors a year.

As the world's first national park, Yellowstone is truly a wonder of nature; its majestic beauty and unique thermal and geologic features preserved in its pristine glory/5.

One of my surprise favorites that I've come across planning for our trip is An Outdoor Family Guide to Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks by Lisa Gollin Evans, ISBN Since my kids are older, sometimes the "family" guidebooks aren't really what I'm looking for, but this one is well written, has decent maps, hiking info.

With unique Grand Teton National Park nearby, over three and a half million annually visit this area to enjoy recreation, wildlife, and scenery. With hundreds of color photos and travel tips, this unique guide celebrates the profound biblical history revealed within the dramatic landscapes.

Explore Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | With its raging geysers and howling wolf packs, Yellowstone stands as one last pocket of a wild, primeval America.

Establishment the Grand Teton National Park The original Grand Teton National Park was established by Congress on Febru (45 Stat., ).

The birth of present-day Grand Teton National Park involved controversy and a struggle that lasted several decades/5(12). The Compass American Guide to these parks is chock-full of dazzling photos of the majestic geysers, lakes, and wildlife that make them unlike any places on s American Guides: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks includes:•UP-TO-DATE COVERAGE: Fully updated coverage of the parks' renovated lodging along with new dining.The sights of Yellowstone are so fantastic that when the first white person to visit described what was there, he was roundly criticized as delirious or possibly a liar.

It wasn’t until the world saw the paintings of Thomas Moran from the Hayden Expedition some 70 years later that people began to believe such a wondrous place could exist.Yellowstone National Park Grand Teton National Park.

Grand Teton National Park is located in northwestern Wyoming. Grand Teton National Park protects stunning mountain scenery and a diverse array of wildlife. The central feature of the park is the Teton Range – .