Wildflowers Of Table Mountain
Table Mountain, near Oroville, is one of the premier wildflower destinations in all of California. Every spring scores of people make the pilgrimage to this remarkable place to enjoy its spectacular wildflower displays. The flowers are not only numerous and of many kinds, they are arranged in beautiful patterns that drift and swirl over the landscape like a huge impressionist painting come to life. Waterfalls, reminiscent of Hawaii, plunge over the mountain's cliffs. To help you enjoy this special place, the authors profile 70 of the most common and showy species you are likely to see during the popular springtime viewing season. Extensive background information is also provided on the mountain's hiking routes, geologic history, gold mining sites, plant ecology, and wildlife.
By: Albin Bills and Samantha Mackey
Illustrated by: Larry Jansen