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RMRS-GTR-118CD: Field guide to forest plants of northern Idaho

Patterson, Patricia A.; Neiman, Kenneth E.; Tonn, Jonalea K. 2004. Field guide to forest plants of northern Idaho. Gen.Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-118CD. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. (Revision of 1985 publication.)

This field guide -- designed for use by people with minimal botanical training -- is an identification aid for nearly 200 plant species having ecological indicator value in northern Idaho forest habitat types. It contains line drawings, simplified taxonomic descriptions , characteristics tables, conspectuses, and keys. It emphasizes characteristics useful for field identification of many common and special interest plants. This is not a comprehensive taxonomy of northern Idaho flora.

Keywords: forest plants, indicator species, habitat types, northern Idaho, plant guide, field guide

This publication is not available in PDF format. The contents were published on a CD and are only available in that format or online at Also, this publication is a reprint of INT-GTR-180: "Field guide to forest plants of northern Idaho" which is available online at:

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Title: RMRS-GTR-118CD: Field guide to forest plants of northern Idaho
Electronic Publish Date: May 31, 2006
Last Update:
February 17, 2010

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