Flora of the Gran Desierto and Rio Colorado of Northwestern Mexico (Southwest Center Series) by Richard Stephen Felger

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Subjects:

  • Sonoran Desert,
  • Science,
  • Ethnobotany,
  • Plant Geography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Sonora (State),
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Desert plants,
  • Mexico

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages673
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8069505M
ISBN 100816520445
ISBN 109780816520442

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"Flora of the Gran Desierto" is the culmination of more than twenty-five years of research in this magnificent desert and delta by botanist Richard Felger. This comprehensive floristic study of more than species of vascular plants features original diagnostic descriptions and innovative identification keys to the families, genera, and species.5/5(1).

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From the Pinacate lava fields and expansive dunes to the shores of the Gulf of California, the Gran Desierto is one of the hottest and driest places in the Western Hemisphere.

Yet this region in the state of Sonora in northwestern Mexico embraces a remarkable number of habitats with a fascinating and surprisingly rich flora. This is the heart of the Sonoran Desert, still in a largely. Publicación: Felger, R.S.

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Other noteworthy publications include The Euphorbiaceae of Sonora, Mexico; Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado of Northwestern Mexico; Flora of Southwestern Arizona; Oasis at the Desert Edge: Flora of Cañón del Nacapule; People of the Desert and Sea: Ethnobotany of the Seri Indians; Plant Life of a Desert Archipelago: Flora of the.

Freshwater islands in a desert sand sea: the hydrology, flora, and phytogeography of the Gran Desierto oases of northwestern Mexico.

Desert Plants 9(2): 35–44, 55– Felger, R.S. the hyperarid Gran Desierto of northwestern Sonora, with only native species in the isolated Sierra del Rosario. Two decades later, Felger () reported taxa with 88 non-natives (%) for a much larger region in his Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado of Northwestern Mexico.

Summary of Sonoran non-natives. University of Arizona Press This newly published flora of Northwestern Sonora has rapidly become an indispensible text around the Herbarium.

Written for the area of the Pinacates and upper Colorado river in Mexico, and very useful for the Yuma area and Southwestern parts of Arizona.

Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado Delta. View Book. Trails to Tiburón. Trails to Tiburón Gentry's Rio Mayo Plants. Gentry's Rio Mayo Plants The Tropical Deciduous Forest and Environs of Northwest Mexico.

View Book. Contested Ground. Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado of Northwestern Mexico. University of Arizona Press, Tucson. pages. Paredes Aguilar, R, T.R. Van Devender, & Felger, in collaboration with G.P.

Nabhan & A.L. Reina-Guerrero. Las Cactáceas de Sonora: Su Diversidad, Uso y Conservación. Biblioteca USON - Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado of Northwestern Mexico Biblioteca USON - FLORA OF THE GUAYMAS REGION OF SONORA, MEXICO. PART 1: THE CHECKLIST Biblioteca USON - Flora vascular de la Sierra de Mazatán (Huérfana), centro de Sonora, México.

Búrquez, A. y A. Martínez-Yrízar. Conservation and Landscape Transformation northwestern Mexico: Status and future of biological reserves. + bibliografía. En: R.S. Felger and B. Broyles (eds). DRY BORDERS: Great Natural Areas of the Gran Desierto and Upper Gulf of California. University of Utah Press.

The Gran Desierto de Altar is one of the major portions of the Sonoran Desert of Mexico, including the only active erg dune region in North extends across much of the northern border of the Gulf of California, reaching more than kilometers east to west, and over 50 km north to south, and constitutes the largest continuous wilderness area within the Sonoran Desert.

FELGER, R. Flora of the Gran Desierto and Rio Colorado of northwestern Mexico. University of Arizona Press, Tucson. FELGER, R. S., AND C. LOWE. The island and coastal vegetation and flora of the northern part of the Gulf of California.

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Contributions in Science - Review of: Felger R. S.: Flora of the Gran Desierto and Rio Colorado Delta.

(Southwest Center Series). illustrations, including 19 black and white photographs, 9 full page halftones, two maps, two tables, numerous line drawings, xii + pp.

Colletta, B., and Ortlieb, L. () Deformations of the middle and late Pleistocene deltaic deposits at the mouth of the Rio Colorado, northwestern Gulf of California. In V.E.A. Malpica-Cruz (ed.) Neotectonics and Sea Level Variations in the Gulf of California Area: A Symposium.

University Nacional Auton Mexico, Institute Geolocia, Mexico City. FLORA OF THE GRAN DESIERTO AND RIO COLORADO OF NORTHWESTERN MEXICO by Richard Stephen Felger FLORA OF THE GRAN DESIERTO AND RIO COLORADO OF NORTHWESTERN MEXICO by Richard Stephen Felger (pp.

) BOOK NOTES BOOK NOTES (pp. Felger,Richard S. Flora of the GranDesierto and Río Colorado of northwestern, Mexico. University of Arizona Press, T ucson, AZ.

The Gran Desierto de Altar is one of the major sub-ecoregions of the Sonoran Desert, located in the State of Sonora, in northwest includes the only active erg dune region in North desert extends across much of the northern border of the Gulf of California, spanning more than kilometres (62 mi) east to west and over 50 kilometres (31 mi) north to south.

Flora of the Gran Desierto and río Colorado of Northwestern Mexico, The University of Arizona Press, Tucson (), p. Google Scholar Flora of North America Editorial Comittee, Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado of Northwestern Mexico.

University of Arizona Press, Tucson. pages. Paredes Aguilar, R, T.R. Van Devender, & Felger, in collaboration with G.P. Nabhan & A.L. Reina Guerrero. Las Cactáceas de Sonora: Su Diversidad, Uso y Conservación. Derby's Report on Opening the Colorado University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 54 p.

Felger, R.S. Flora of the Gran Desierto and Rio Colorado of Northwestern Mexico. University of Arizona Press, Tucson. Fradkin, P.L. A River No More. The Colorado River and the West (expanded and updated edition). Environmental isotopes and water chemistry distinguish water types, aquifer recharge mechanisms, and flow paths in the Gran Desierto and Colorado River delta aquifer.

The aquifer beneath the Gran Desierto supports a series of spring-fed wetlands, locally known as pozos, which have provided vital water resources to diverse flora and fauna and to travelers who visited the area for millennia. Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado of Northwestern Mexico.

Exhibit Item # SIROKY, Daniela. Arizona Cactaceae and Intermountain Flora. Exhibit Item #96 - SMITH, Matilda.

Curtis's Botanical Magazine. Exhibit Item #5. SNYDER, Heidi A. Juried Exhibit. Exhibit Item # STANLEY, John Mix. Notes of a Military Reconnoissance.

The Sonoran Desert (Spanish: Desierto de Sonora) is a North American desert and ecoregion which covers large parts of the Southwestern United States in Arizona and California and of Northwestern Mexico in Sonora, Baja California, and Baja California is the hottest desert in Mexico.

It has an area ofsquare kilometers (, sq mi). The western portion of the United States. Although Felger's flora deals with México's Gran Desierto and not strictly with Californian deserts, the region is a natural continuation of the Lower Colorado Valley across the Mexican border, and the book contains very valuable descriptions of plants common to.

Felger, Richard S. "Flora of the Gran Desierto and Rio Colorado Delta." University of Arizona Press. Gould, Frank W.

and Reid Moran; "Grasses of Baja California, Mexico.'. EL PINACATE AND GRAN DESIERTO DE ALTAR BIOSPHERE RESERVE MEXICO. El Pinacate and Gran Desierto De Altar is a Sonoran wilderness unique in North America: half a golden plain of moving sands, half a dark plain studded with low volcanic forms: over cinder cones, ten immense circular maar craters and jagged lava flows, both plains broken by sharp island ridges of granite.

The Gran Desierto de Altar is one of the major sub-ecoregions of the Sonoran Desert, located in the State of Sonora, Northwest includes the only active erg dune region in North desert extends across much of the northern border of the Gulf of California, reaching more than kilometres (62 mi) east to west, and over 50 kilometres (31 mi) north to south.

“This book is an extraordinary compendium of a local flora and its relationship to a broad-scale ethnobotanical view and opens a new, creative, and significant vista onto botanical literature of Arizona and Sonora.” —Ricard S.

Felger, author of Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado. Felger RS () Flora of the Gran Desierto and Rio Colorado of Northwestern Mexico. University of Arizona Press, Tucson Google Scholar Flanagan CA, Hendrickson JR () Observations on the commercial fishery and reproductive biology of the totoaba, Cynosaon macdonaldi, in the Northern Gulf of California.

Freshwater islands in a desert sand sea: the hydrology, flora, and phytogeography of the Gran Desierto oases of Northwestern Mexico. Desert Plants, 9(2):Felger, R.S.,   Focusing particularly on northwestern Mexico and the southwestern United States, Yetman examines the role of each species in human society, describing how cacti have provided food, shelter, medicine, even religiously significant hallucinogens.

FLORA OF THE GRAN DESIERTO AND RIO COLORADO DELTA. Executive Director Richard Stephen Felger. It will be the first regional flora supported by a rich packrat midden fossil record. Hundreds of species were identified in middens radiocarbon-dated as far back as 43, years ago.

It will be a companion volume to Felger's Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado of Northwestern Sonora. The Convolvulaceae of Sonora. He is the author of the field guide Cacti, other Succulents, and Unusual Xerophytes of Southern Arizona, (), and was one of the authors of Trees of Sonora, Mexico, ().

Many of his illustrations appear in Trees of Sonora, Mexico and Flora of the Gran Desierto and Río Colorado of Northwestern Mexico. Virtually untraveled, the Sierra Pinacate in northwestern Mexico beckons adventurers and scientists. FLORA OF THE GRAN DESIERTO AND RIO COLORADO DELTA.

Executive Director Richard Stephen Felger smoking caverns, and ever-present dangers found in the Pinacate. This book takes readers deep into the heart of this fascinating area. Julian. Felger, Richard Flora of the Gran Desierto & Rio Colorado of NW Mexico Fencl Cacti of Big Bend-DVD Fencl Cacti of North America-DVD Dodge, Natt Poisonous Dwellers of the Desert Dodge, Natt Desert Wildflowers in natural color.General Jesup was a side-wheel paddle-steamer, named for General Thomas Jesup then Quartermaster General of the United States Army, and was the second steamboat launched on the Colorado River, in In lateGeorge Alonzo Johnson with his partner Hartshorne and a new partner Captain Alfred H.

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