New book just released by Monocot Press in Half Moon Bay: The Rare and Endangered Plants of San Mateo and Santa Clara County with Photographs and Illustrations by Toni Corelli and Zoe Chandik in cooperation with the Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the California Native Plant Society.

This is the first book of its kind in California with photographs or illustrations of the rare and endangered plants of our local areas.

There are 5 rare and endangered plants on Montara Mountain in this book.

Retail price $24.00, including sales tax, shipping and handling within California.

For further information or to inquire about purchasing a copy please e-mail: [email protected]

To see full color illustration of the front and back covers and to get further description of the contents of the book, as well as other publications, please see botany home page at:

P.S. Yes the rare and endangered Hickman's cinquefoil which occurs on Montara Mountain is in the book, as well as Choris's popcorn-flower found on the blufftops of North Wavecrest.