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Wildflowers of the Santa Barbara Foothills
by David Powdrell and Hugh Margerum, 2005. Hardcover, 104 pages.
This attractive hardcover book opens the door to the mysterious world of backyard botany and natural history with its captivating color photographs and fascinating research of the wildflowers of the Santa Barbara area. Southern California’s Mediterranean climate rewards explorers with a vast array of wild flora that is both beautiful and intriguing. For centuries this flora sustained the Chumash people with many useful nutritional and medicinal properties.
David Powdrell is a local CPA, avid outdoorsman, and adventurer who kayaked the entire California coastline, and co-author Hugh Margerum is a local artist, co-founder of the Wine Cask Restaurant, and wine club manager with the Margerum Wine Company.