Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-336) and index
The golden state -- Pre-Hispanic herbaceous vegetation -- Invasion of Franciscan annuals, grazing and California pasture in the nineteenth century -- A century for bromes and the fading of California wildflowers -- Lessons from the Rose Parade -- App.1. Location of Franciscan campsites, Franciscan place names, and modern place names -- App.2. Spanish plant names for California vegetation -- App.3. Selected earliest botanical collections of exotic annual species in California -- App.4. References to wildflowers in the Los Angeles Times, The Desert magazine, and the Riverside Press Enterprise.
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