BUTTERFLIES AND BUTTERFLY GARDENING IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
by Mary Kate Woodward
2005, 105 pages, color photos throughout. This comprehensive, well-written guide is the only book on butterfly gardening for the Pacific Northwest region. It covers planning, planting and maintaining a butterfly attracting landscape. It includes sections on larvae, flowers, and a photo gallery of butterflies which includes excellent illustrations of larva, pupa and adult stages for dozens of species, taken in their natural habitat.
An additional feature of the guide is a climate zone map for British Columbia, Washington, and portions of Alberta, Idaho, and Oregon, indicating average annual minimum temperatures. It is followed by lists of larval host plants and food sources for adult butterflies, including trees, shrubs, vines, and herbaceious plants, along with drawings of representative plants and trees. The book also provides an extensive listing for sources of plants and seeds, and an index of common names. Paperback; 6 x 9″.
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