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The Vascular Plants of British Columbia: Part 1: Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons (Aceraceae through Cucurbitaceae)

Editor(s): G.W. Douglas, G.B. Straley, and D.V. Meidinger
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Botany
Series: Special Report Series
Other details:  Published 1989. Hardcopy is available.


This manual describes all of the flowering plants and vascular cryptogams, both native and naturalized, occurring within the borders of British Columbia. Keys are included for all genera, species, subspecies and varieties. The study is based on examination of specimens in all major Canadian herbaria and some US herbaria (e.g., UC, CAS, WTU), as well as a complete review of the pertinent literature.

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Part 1: Cover to page 49 (download PDF files in 5 parts) (356 KB)

Part 2: page 50 to page 87 (123 KB)

Part 3: page 88 to page 130 (453 KB)

Part 4: page 131 to page 187 (192 KB)

Part 5: page 188 to end (82 KB)

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