The Digital Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California, Edition 2

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The second edition of The Jepson Manual thoroughly updates this acclaimed work, the single most comprehensive resource on California's amazingly diverse flora. This work integrates the latest science, the results of intensive fieldwork, institutional collaboration, and the efforts of hundreds of contributing authors into an essential reference on California's native and naturalized vascular plants.

For the first time, the University of California Press is offering this resource as an e-book. The Digital Jepson Manual provides an unparalleled new level of interactivity, portability, and convenience. Extensive linking and e-book–friendly illustrations make it easier for users to learn about plant characteristics and identify the native and naturalized plants of California—all in a format ideally suited for use in the field. Using readily available e-book readers, field researchers, students, and enthusiasts can click on links to rapidly navigate through keys to families, genera, species, and subspecies or varieties. Specific features of The Digital Jepson Manual include the following:

—Keys link forward and backward to other taxonomic levels.

—Plate references in taxonomic treatments link to plates for rapid reference.

—Plate captions link to taxonomic treatments.

—Individual taxon figures appear next to species descriptions, and full plates are gathered in a special section.

—Glossary terms link to any relevant illustrations.

—List of families links each family to its taxonomic treatment.

—Index is fully linked to taxonomic treatments.
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About the author

Bruce G. Baldwin is Curator of the Jepson Herbarium and Professor of Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. Douglas H. Goldman is Herbarium Associate at the Harvard University Herbaria. David J. Keil is Professor Emeritus and Director of the Robert F. Hoover Herbarium at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.Robert W. Patterson is Professor of Biology at San Francisco State University. Thomas J. Rosatti is Specialist at the University and Jepson Herbaria, University of California, Berkeley. Dieter H. Wilken is Director of Conservation at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

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Publisher
Univ of California Press
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Published on
Feb 7, 2012
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Pages
1600
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ISBN
9780520952898
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Language
English
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Genres
Science / Life Sciences / Botany
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This content is DRM protected.
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