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Discover and appreciate the flowers, trees, and other plants on the Pacific Crest Trail with this beautiful guide to the American West's natural wonders.

Quickly find, identify, and learn about the amazing range of plants growing along the Southern California stretch of the Pacific Crest Trail. It’s easy with The Plants of the Pacific Crest Trail, the first book of its kind, organized by type, color, and trail section. Over 1200 color photos and lively, accessible descriptions make your outing memorable. Did you know that you can see the world’s biggest pinecone along the PCT? Or discover a plant that smells like cheese? Whether you’re enjoying a day hike, exploring with your family, or setting out on the trek of a lifetime, you’ll forge a deeper connection with nature through the beautiful plants on display mile after mile.