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Biodiversity Publications Catalogue

Plants & Fungi - General

Autecology of Common Plants in British Columbia: A Literature Review

S. Haeussler, D. Coates, J. Mather; 1990; 304 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; FRDA Report 158; $31.92; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; ISSN: 0835-0752; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000552

Botanical Forest Products in British Columbia: An Overview

Provides a comprehensive review of more than 200 botanical forest products in British Columbia, reviews the botanical forest products industry, and presents recommendations for managing the industry in B. C.

MoF; 1995; 62 pp.; ISBN: 0-7726-2328-7; Integrated Resources Policy Branch; technical; $6.51; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 7610000189 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/HFP/BOTAN/BOT-TOC.HTM

Field Studies of Seed Biology

A manual intended for researchers that details methods for planning and conducting field studies of seeds.

C. L. Leadem et al.; 1997; 196 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3435-1; MoF, Research Program; technical; Land Management Handbook 40; $25.00; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 095-894 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/lmh/lmh40.htm

A Guide to the Biology and Use of Forest Tree Seeds

C. Leadem; 1996; 21 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-2781-9; MoF, Research Program; technical; Land Management Handbook 30; $5.50; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 065-965 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Lmh/Lmh30.htm

Plant Collecting for the Amateur

Easy-to-use guide to collecting, storing, and drying plant specimens.

T.C. Brayshaw; 1996; 48 pp.; ISBN 0-7718-9439-2; RBCM; non-technical; book; $8.95; confirm price; 14x21.5 cm; available from:
ROYAL BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM; ORDER CODE: ISBN 0-7718-9439-2

Plant Indicator Guide for Northern British Columbia: Boreal, Sub-Boreal, and Subalpine Biogeoclimatic Zones (BWBS, SBS, SBPS, and Northern ESSF)

This well-illustrated guidebook shows how a variation in climate, terrain, and site and soil conditions affects the distribution of forest plants across the northern interior of B.C.

L. Beaudry, R. Coupe, C. Delong, J. Pojar; 1999; 134 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3992-2; MoF-Prince Rupert; technical; Land Management Handbook 46; $25.00; confirm price; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 125-586 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Lmh/Lmh46.htm

Plant Technology of First Peoples in British Columbia

This ethnobotany handbook describes the plants that provided heat, shelter, transportation, clothing, implements, nets, rope, containers, and other uses to First Peoples in B. C.

N.J. Turner; 1998; 256 pp.; ISBN 0-7748-0687-7; RBCM; non-technical; book; $24.95; 14x21.5 cm; available from: ROYAL BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM; ORDER CODE: ISBN 0-7748-0687-7

Pondweeds and Bur-reeds, and their relatives, of British Columbia

Revision of 1985 publication.

T.C. Brayshaw; 2001; 256 pp.; ISBN 0-7718-9574-7; UBC Press; non-technical; book; $24.95; confirm pricee; 6x9 inches; available from:
ROYAL BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM

Rare Native Vascular Plants of British Columbia

This manual provides a general overview, including illustrations and habitat/ range information, of all species on the MoELP native vascular plant red and blue lists. It will assist land and resource managers in carrying out rare plant species mandates within their management jurisdictions.

G. W. Douglas, G. B. Straley, D. Meidinger; 2002; 368 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-4738-0; MoELP, Wildlife Branch and MoF, Research Branch; technical; $39.95; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 163-731/006-731

Techniques and Procedures for Collecting, Preserving, Processing, and Storing Botanical Specimens

Lists equipment and describes techniques and procedures for creating and maintaining collections of bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts), lichens, and vascular plants.

1996; 39 pp.; MoF, Research Program; technical; Working Paper 18; $5.00; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 018-WP018 OR http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/Docs/Wp/Wp18.htm

Thompson Ethnobotany

An unparalleled record of the indigenous and introduced plants used by the Nlaka’pamux (Thompson) people for food, medicine and technology.

N.J. Turner et al.; 1990; 344 pp.; ISBN 0-7718-8916-X; RBCM; technical; book; $29.95; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
ROYAL BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM; ORDER CODE: ISBN 0-7718-8916-X

Trees and Shrubs of British Columbia

Describes all known species of woody plants in British Columbia. Diagnostic keys and comparative illustrations help identify any native or naturalized tree or shrub.

T.C. Brayshaw; 1996; 374 pp.; ISBN 0-7748-0564-1; RBCM; non-technical; book; $24.95; confirm price; 14x21.5 cm; available from:
ROYAL BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM; ORDER CODE: ISBN 0-7748-0564-1

Vegetation Resources of Vancouver Island

One of a series of technical reports that describe, map, and analyze the biophysical resources of Vancouver Island. Contains descriptions of the 106 vegetation types, plus a diagram and a table showing their linkages to soil classes and other environmental variables.

A. P. Harcombe, E.T. Oswald; 1990; MoELP, Wildlife Branch; 143 pp.; technical; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; ISBN 0-7718-8912-7; available from: GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS

Food Plants of First Peoples

These Royal British Columbia Museum handbooks describe native food plants used by aboriginal groups, with details on harvesting, preparing and preserving roots, leaves and fruits.

Food Plants of Coastal First Peoples

N.J. Turner; 1995; 176 pp.; ISBN 0-7748-0533-1 RBCM; non-technical; book; $24.95; confirm price; 14x21.5 cm; available from:
ROYAL BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM; ORDER CODE: ISBN 0-7748-0533-1

Food Plants of Interior First Peoples

N.J. Turner; 1997; 224 pp.; ISBN 0-7748-0606-0; RBCM; non-technical; book; $24.95; confirm price; 14x21.5 cm; available from:
ROYAL BRITISH COLUMBIA MUSEUM; ORDER CODE: ISBN 0-7748-0606-0

Illustrated Flora of British Columbia

An eight volume set with keys, descriptions, and illustrations of all of the flowering plants and vascular cryptograms, both native and naturalized, known to occur in British Columbia.

Volume 1 – Gymnosperms and Dicotyledons (Aceraceae through Asteraceae)

G. W. Douglas, G. B. Straley, D. Meidinger, J. Pojar, eds.; 1998; 436 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3685-0(set); MoELP, Wildlife Branch and MoF, Research Program; technical; $35.00; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 10-428

Volume 2 – Dicotyledons (Balsaminaceae through Cuscutaceae)

G. W. Douglas, G. B. Straley, D. Meidinger, J. Pojar, eds.; 1998; 401 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3685-0(set); MoELP, Wildlife Branch and MoF, Research Program; technical; $35.00; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 12-429

Volume 3 – Dicotyledons (Diapensiaceae through Onagraceae)

G. W. Douglas, D. Meidinger, J. Pojar, eds.; 1999; 424 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3685-0(set); MoELP, Wildlife Branch and MoF, Research Program; technical; $35.00; confirm price; 21.5x28 cm; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 14-424

Volume 4 – Dicotyledons (Orobanchaceae through Rubiaceae)

G.W. Douglas, D. Meidinger, J. Pojar, eds.; 1999; 427 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3685-0(set); MoELP, Wildlife Branch and MoF, Research Program; technical; $35.00; confirm price; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 15-423

Volume 5 – Dicotyledons (Salicaceae through Zygophyllaceae) and Pteridophytes

G.W. Douglas, D. Meidinger, J. Pojar, eds.; 2000; 289 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3685-0(set); MoELP, Wildlife Branch and MoF, Research Program; technical; $35.00; confirm price; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 15.1-432

Volume 6 – Monocotyledons (Acoraceae through Najadaceae)

G.W. Douglas, D. Meidinger, J. Pojar, eds.; 2001; 361 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3685-0(set); MoELP, Wildlife Branch and MoF, Research Program; technical; $35.00; confirm price; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 15.2-433

Volume 7 – Monocotyledons (Orchidaceae through Zosteraceae)

G.W. Douglas, D. Meidinger, J. Pojar, eds.; 2001; ISBN -07726-3685-0(set); MoELP, Wildlife Branch and MoF, Research Program; technical; $40.00; confirm price; available from:
CROWN PUBLICATIONS; ORDER CODE: 155-435

Plants of...Series

Designed for a wide range of users, these well-illustrated guides present a simple yet thorough account of all major land-plant groups, and a few aquatics. Also covers human uses of plants, plant systematics, ecological descriptions, and other interesting information.

Plants of Coastal British Columbia

J. Pojar, A. MacKinnon, eds.; 1994; 526 pp.; ISBN 1-55105-042-0; MoF, Research Program; non-technical; book; $24.95; confirm price; 14x21.5 cm; available from:
LONE PINE PUBLISHING OR LOCAL BOOKSTORES

Plants of Northern British Columbia

A. MacKinnon et al., eds.; 1992; 345 pp.; ISBN 1-55105-015-3; MoF, Research Program; non-technical; book; $24.95; confirm price; 14x21.5 cm; available from:
LONE PINE PUBLISHING OR LOCAL BOOKSTORES

Plants of the Rocky Mountains

L. Kershaw, A. MacKinnon, J. Pojar; 1998; 384 pp.; ISBN 2 55105 088 9; MoF, Research Program; non-technical; book; $26.95; confirm price; 14x21.5 cm; available from:
LONE PINE PUBLISHING OR LOCAL BOOKSTORES

Plants of Southern Interior British Columbia

R. Parish, R. Coupé, D. Lloyd, eds; 1996; 462 pp.; ISBN 1-55105-057-9; MoF, Research Program; non-technical; book; $24.95; confirm price; 14x21.5 cm; available from:
LONE PINE PUBLISHING OR LOCAL BOOKSTORES

Plants of Western Boreal Forest and Aspen Parkland

J.D. Johnson et al., eds; 1995; 392 pp.; ISBN 1-55105-058-7; MoF, Research Program; non-technical; book; $24.95; confirm price; 14x21.5 cm; available from:
LONE PINE PUBLISHING OR LOCAL BOOKSTORES

Standards for Components of British Columbia's Biodiversity

Voucher Specimen Collection, Preparation, Identification and Storage Protocol-Plants and Fungi, Version 2.0

1999; 54 pp.; ISBN 0-7726-3944-2; RIC; technical; Standards for Components of British Columbia's Biodiversity 4b; $5.40, confirm price; available from:
GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS ORDER CODE: 7680000897 or
http://ilmbwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/tebiodiv/voucherb/index.htm

 

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