By Susan Harrison

ISBN-10: 0520275543

ISBN-13: 9780520275546

California is globally well known for its organic range, together with its wealth of special, or endemic, species. Many purposes were stated to provide an explanation for this abundance: the advanced geology and topography of its panorama, the exact powers of its Mediterranean-type weather, and the ancient and sleek obstacles to the broader dispersal of its wildlife. Plant and Animal Endemism in California compiles and synthesizes a wealth of information in this singular topic, offering new and up to date lists of local species, evaluating styles and explanations of either plant and animal endemism, and interrogating the vintage factors proposed for the state’s designated value in mild of latest molecular facts. Susan Harrison additionally deals a precis of the cutting edge instruments which were built and utilized in California to preserve and safeguard this attractive and imperiled diversity.

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