Releasing today, just in time for the upcoming spring season, is the new edition to the Adventure Publication’s popular flower identification guide – Wildflowers of Texas, 2nd edition.
This field guide is organized by color and size, dramatically speeding up your ability to identify every Texas flower you come across. To help make identification even quicker, the 200 most common wildflowers in Texas – and only Texas – are collected, so you don’t have to waste time sifting through flowers from other parts of the country.
This 432-page book by Nora Bowers, Rick Bowers, and Stan Tekiela features beautiful, full-color, full-page photos. Every entry also includes fact-filled information lists highlighting particular flower features to aid you in identifying flowers. Each flower entry also has icons pointing out specific identification points to help speed up your ability to identify Texas flowers. The book’s design uses a color-based chapter organization that set this field guide apart from the competition. Inside you’ll see the book organized by the colors:
Blue, Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple, Red, White, and Yellow. The book also includes a super handy Checklist, Index, and Glossary.
This new edition includes updated photographs, expanded information, naturalist notes, and even more of the authors’ expert insights.
Perfectly sized for the pocket or bag, this trim volume is an excellent companion on the trail, picnic, or chair side table.
Here is a little bit more about the three expert authors of Wildflowers of Texas, 2nd edition:
Nora Bowers is a writer and photographer. A member of the North American Nature Photography Association, Nora’s credits include Birder’s World Magazine and many books and calendars. She is the co-author of field guides for several states.
Rick Bowers is a photographer, naturalist, and writer. He has been photographing nature for more than 35 years. Rick’s photo credits span the gamut, from National Geographic to local publications. He is the co-author of field guides for several states.
Naturalist, wildlife photographer, and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 190 field guides, nature books, children’s books, and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 30 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in over 25 newspapers, and his wildlife programs are broadcast on several Midwest radio stations.