Item description for Audubon Wildflowers Calendar 2008 by National Audubon Society...
Brilliant purple Monkeyflowers. The night-blooming Tufted Evening-primrose. Beavertail Prickly Pears, whose hot-pink blossoms are conspicuous heralds of spring. Celebrate North America's wildflowers in all their jewel-like diversity. For 2008, Audubon Wildflowers features a dozen photographs of wildflowers flourishing in forests, mountains, deserts, and the smallest crevices and cracks---bringing an almost holy moment of beauty to the most unexpected of places.
Book Description Celebrate North America's wildflowers in all their jewel-like hues and astonishing diversity. Gorgeous Blue Columbines thrive in a shady aspen grove. Mexican Gold Poppies blanket a field in the Sonoran Desert. Pretty purple Bitterroot pops up through a rocky crevice. Flourishing in forests, mountain meadows, deserts, and ocean-side dunes, these vibrant species are hardy in spirit and a treasure to behold.
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RICHARD K. WALTON is director and co-founder of the Monarch Monitoring Project for the New Jersey Audubon, a non-profit organization that promotes environmental awareness and conservation. He has studied at Hobart College and Lesley College.
Reviews - What do customers think about Audubon Wildflowers Calendar 2008?
Wild Flowers Galore! Feb 8, 2008
A beautiful calendar -- Audubon does it again! I find their calendars to be consistantly of great print quality, and the photography to be done by some of the field's premier nature photographers. Aubudon calenders are not only beautiful, they are educational as well. They are loaded with interesting information about the fauna or flora depicted on a particular month. As a Horticulturalist, I appreciate the inclusion of the latin names of the plants, as some picture calendars have only common plant names, and some don't even have either. Through their calenders, Audubon transports you to the places they photograph, and it is always a great trip.