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INT-GTR-277: Vascular plants of west-central Montana-identification guidebook

Lackschewitz, Klaus. 1991. Vascular plants of west-central Montana-identification guidebook. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-277. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 648 p.

This comprehensive guidebook provides keys, illustrations, and descriptions that aid identification of the 1,600+ species and varieties of vascular plants growing in west-central Montana. The area covered encompasses Ravalli County and southern Missoula County, and it includes the Bitterroot National Forest and portions of the Lolo National Forest. This guidebook uses a minimum of technical terminology and is intended for use by the public as well as by scientists, foresters, and educators. It may also serve as a model for compilation of similar information in other regions.

Keywords: natural vegetation, introduced plants, Northern Rocky Mountains, flora, botany, taxonomy

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Title: INT-GTR-277: Vascular plants of west-central Montana-identification guidebook
Publish Date: October 22, 2008
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October 22, 2008

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