Discover the Wildflowers of Colorado

Identify the Wildflowers of Colorado with this easy-to-use field guide, organized by color and featuring full-color photographs and helpful information.

With this famous field guide by professional nature photographer Don Mammoser and award-winning author and naturalist Stan Tekiela, you can make wildflower identification simple, informative, and productive. There’s no need to look through dozens of photos of wildflowers that don’t grow in Colorado.

Learn about 200 of the most common and important species found in the state. They’re organized in the field guide by color and then by size for ease of use. Fact-filled information contains the particulars that you want to know, while full-page photographs provide the visual detail needed for accurate identification. 

The book features:

  • 200 species: only Colorado wildflowers!
  • Simple color guide: See a purple flower? Go to the purple section.
  • Fact-filled information and stunning professional photographs
  • Icons that make visual identification quick and easy
  • Nature notes, including fascinating tidbits and facts 

This new edition includes updated photographs, expanded information, and even more of Stan’s expert insights. Grab Wildflowers of Colorado Field Guide for your next outing―to help you positively identify the wildflowers you see.

About the authors: Don Mammoser has been a full-time professional nature photographer and writer for more than 20 years. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from the University of South Florida, which led to work for the US Fish & Wildlife Service and as an endangered species researcher at the University of North Carolina.

Wildflowers of Colorado
Wood Nymph

He teaches at photography schools and community colleges, and he leads his own photography workshops. Don’s publishing credits include National Geographic AdventurePopular Photography & ImagingOutdoor PhotographerNature’s Best PhotographyAudubonBirder’s World MagazineShutterbugRanger Rick, and many others. Don lives with his wife, Shelly, and their children, Sydney, Alex, and Cassidy, in Bailey, Colorado. 

Wildflowers of Colorado
Yellow Pond Lily

Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 175 field guides, nature books, children’s books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles, and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers, and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 25 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada.

Wildflowers of Colorado
Lily Mariposa

He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers, and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations.

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