Wildflowers and other Plant Life
of the Kodiak Archipelago
A Field Guide for the Flora of Kodiak
and Southcentral Alaska
By Stacy Studebaker
Retail Price: $25.00
+ $4.00 postage
......Sense of Place Press P.O. Box 970, Kodiak AK 99615
Contact: Stacy Studebaker (907) 486-6498
- The first comprehensive field guide to cover the flora of this unique region, the author illustrates and describes 365 species of vascular plants with over 650 full color photographs.
- The plants are organized by flower color in an easy-to-use format and is full of interesting tidbits on habitats, uses, folklore, history, and other fascinating natural history information sprinkled throughout. In addition to wildflowers, the book also includes ferns, horsetails, clubmosses, shrubs, trees, grasses, sedges, rushes and aquatic plants that are found throughout Southcentral AK.
- In the book’s introduction, readers will learn about the geology, glacial history, soils, the Kodiak glacial refugium, the recovery of plant life after the ice age, Alaska’s early and modern botanists and how they work to document the plant life of Alaska.
- The author has researched, documented, and photographed the flora of coastal Alaska since 1973 and has made her home in Kodiak since 1980.
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