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Cannabis: A Guide to Common and Exotic Strains

Cannabis: A Guide to Common and Exotic Strains provides a look at 80 cannabis strains and how to identify them based on look and aroma. From testing data from dispensaries and growers we are able to provide THC ranges and CBD percentages when available.

Included in this guide is also general information on how each of the strains may help those who use them based on the lineage and strain type. It may never be possible to have a “complete” guide since cannabis breeders are adding new and exciting strains daily. This pocket-friendly guide is a great introduction to this versatile plant.

This 12-panel guide, conveniently folds up in to a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket, glove box, or tackle box yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use—durable lamination also makes it waterproof.

ISBN: 978-1-943334-93-3

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Trees of the San Francisco Bay Area

This compact field guide covers 45 native trees of the San Francisco Bay Area, providing photographs of key features such as leaves, flowers, fruit, and bark to make identification easy.

This 12-panel folding guide is lightweight, pocket-sized, and durably laminated for outdoor use. Authored by a local expert, this guide features a species selection and notes on range and distribution specifically tailored to the region.

It offers comprehensive coverage of the native trees found in the nine primary counties of the Bay Area and also includes most native trees found throughout the California coastal region.

ISBN: 978-1-732875-23-4

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Peppers: From Sweet to Heat

The health benefits of peppers, both sweet and hot, are widely known. They’re packed with vitamins, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory properties, and they’re low in calories. And then, there’s the varieties of flavors—from the sweet to the heat!

This guide is an easy-to-use visual reference to a wide variety of peppers and includes a handy introduction to the Scoville Scale to show you where each pepper ranks of the scale of sweet and mild to hot, hotter, and hottest. There’s also Information on when to harvest the ripened fruit, and suggestions on how the fruit is commonly used in the kitchen.

Whether you’re a gardener looking for purely ornamental plants, a backyard farmer looking to plant and harvest for the table, or the chef shopping for the perfect spicy note for tonight’s dinner keep this handy, folding, laminated guide in your shopping bag for your next trip to the garden center, the produce aisle or your farmer’s market.

ISBN: 978-1-943334-57-5

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Wildflowers of the San Francisco Bay Area

People exploring nature in the greater San Francisco Bay Area can use this handy photographic field guide to identify annual and perennial (non-shrubby) native wildflower species.

The flowers in the guide are grouped by color to make identification as easy as possible, and the accompanying text indicates size, bloom period, and other characteristics of each plant. The guide’s six double-sided panels fold up into a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use. Lamination has also made the guide waterproof.

The plants identified in Wildflowers of the Bay Area grow in a large region that includes the valleys,  mountains, and coastal plains of 10 counties including San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano, Napa, Sonoma and Marin.

ISBN: 978-1-936913-63-3

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Wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada

People exploring nature in the Sierra Nevada Mountains can use this handy photographic field guide to identify common native wildflower and shrub species.

The flowers in the guide are grouped by color to make identification as easy as possible, and the accompanying text indicates size, bloom period, and other characteristics of each plant. The guide’s six double-sided panels fold up into a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use. Lamination has also made the guide waterproof.

The plants identified in Wildflowers of the Sierra Nevada grow in a large area that extends from Kern County to Plumas County, and includes Sequoia, Kings Canyon, and Yosemite National Parks.

Use this guide in the Eldorado, Lake Tahoe, Plumas, Sequoia, Sierra, and Stanislaus National Forests, as well as Calaveras Big Trees, Washoe Meadows, and Plumas-Eureka State Parks.

ISBN: 978-1-936913-64-0

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