Wild Flowers of Northern California, Oregon and Washington

By: "Outdoor" Franklin, Richfield Road Scout

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Original publisher's multicolored wrapper with staple binding and an illustration of a scenic Californian landscape on both covers. 3" x 6." Twenty-five pages, complete. Multiple reprinted photographs and illustrations in black and white and color, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Staples very slightly rusted internally. A fine copy. This is a promotional souvenir booklet by the Richfield Oil Company. Richfield encourages readers to take a sightseeing tour by car to see wildflowers along the West Coast. The inside of the front cover advertises the company's Richfield Hi-Octane Gasoline and Richlube Motor Oil on the premise that both will be needed for road trip. Beautiful multicolored illustrations of wildflowers with brief descriptions of each are shown throughout the booklet. Also included are black and white reprinted photographs of the different areas of interest. The pamphlet is arranged so the sections about wildflowers are interspersed with those detailing the driving routes and places where one might see these flowers. Small maps are included showing the driving routes. Printed on "Contents Page" in the front are two headings, "Wild Flowers" and "Northern California, Oregon and Washington Trips." The following is under "Wild Flowers": "Avalanche Lily, Azalea, Baby Blue Eyes, Bleeding Heart, Broadiaea, California Poppy, Camass, Chicory, Clarkia, Common Aster, Coreopsis, Dogwood, Firecracker Flower, Goldenrod, Indian Paint Brush, Iris, Leopard Lily, Mariposa Tulip, Mission Bells, Mountain Lilac, Oregon Grape, Pink Heather Bells, Pink Honeysuckle, Pink Wild Currant, Purple Lupine, Rhododendron, Salal, Scarlet Columbine, Scotch Broom, Shasta Lily, Snow Plant, Squaw Grass, Syringa, Wild Bouvardia, Wild Canterbury Bells, Wild Rose." The following is printed under "Northern California, Oregon and Washington Trips": "Bay Loop, Big Basin and Monterey, Columbia River Highway, Lake Tahoe, Mt. Baker, Mt. Lassen, Mr. Rainier, Mt. Shasta, Olympic Peninsula, Oregon Coast, Redwood Highway, Spokane, Yosemite."