The Jepson manual: Higher plants of California


  • Hickman, J. C.




University of California Press


Journal Reference: xvii + 1400 pgs. ISBN 0520082559 Notes: describes the features, habitats, and ranges of the 5862 native and 1023 naturalized species found in California, 2200 of which are illustrated. Plant group treatments vary in quality somewhat, depending on author. In Nevada, most useful for the Sierra Nevada portion of the state, and for plant groups not recently covered in other works, particularly from the western half of the state. Available through the California Native Plant Society, (916) 447-2677
Updated second edition published in 2012.

Program Area

  • Botany Documents
  • Vascular Plants

Document Type

Technical Reference