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Ornamentals for California"s middle elevation desert

by Mildred Esther Mathias

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Published by Agricultural Experiment Station in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape gardening,
  • Ornamental Plants

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMildred E. Mathias ... [et al.].
    SeriesBulletin -- 839, Bulletin (California Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 839.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17, [27] p. :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25228635M

      The first time landscape architect David Godshall of Terremoto went to see a small house near the Larchmont neighborhood of Los Angeles, there wasn’t much to the garden. “Some existing redwood trees in the back, sad shrubs in the front,” he remembers. But the clients (interior designer Anna Pomerantz and her husband, Colby Buddelmeyer, a consumer products developer) had just bought a.   By contrast, long stretches of the Peruvian coast south of the Sechura Desert - a narrow, nameless strip that separates the Andes and the Pacific for more than 1, miles before merging with.

    Creosote bush scrub covers the lower elevations, mixing with desert scrub at the middle elevations, while at the highest elevations grows a juniper-pinyon woodland. Bighorn sheep and desert tortoise live here, and the rocky outcrops and rugged peaks of the range provide homes for numerous raptors. The Old Woman Mountains have long been used by man. In California Desert Miracle, Frank Wheat tells how unpaid and under-funded volunteers Thus spoke Congress in in the Federal Land Policy Management Act. Yet the desert, with its magnificent scenic, scientific, environmental, and recreational value, remained under attack year after year/5(4).

    Nevada is pretty much all desert, but California is far from that. The desert is mainly in Mono, Inyo, San Bernardino, San Diego, Imperial, Riverside, and a little bit of Kern and Los Angeles counties. In other words, it’s located mostly in the southeastern corner of California. That would be the Mojave Desert. The rest of California is not.   There are a number of deserts in northeastern California: * Honey Lake Valley * Secret Valley * Madeline Plains * Surprise Valley * Goose Lake lakebed * parts of Modoc Plateau These deserts range from alkali lakebeds to sage steppes. They are sepa.


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