Information about the California Floristic Province Biodiversity Hotspot was developed using the book Hotspots Revisited, which cites:

Bannan, J. 1993. Oregon State Parks: A Complete Recreation Guide. Seattle: The Mountaineers.

Barbour, M., Pavlik, B., Drysdale, F. & Lindstrom, S. 1993. California’s Changing Landscapes: Diversity and Conservation of California Vegetation. Sacramento: California Native Plant Society.

Dallmann, P.R. 1998. Plant Life in the World’s Mediterranean Climates. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Frome, M. 1994. National Park Guide 1994. New York: Prentice Hall Travel.

Grossman, D. H., Goodin, K.L. & Reuss, C.L. (Eds.). 1994. Rare Plant Communities of the Conterminous United States: An Initial Survey. Arlington, Virginia: The Nature Conservancy.

Hickman, J.C. (Ed.). 1993. The Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California. Berkely: University of California Press.

Holland, R.F. & Jain, S.K. 1990. Vernal pools. In M. Barbour & J. Major. (Eds.), Terrestrial Vegetation of California. pp. 515-535. Sacramento, California: California Native Plant Society.

IUCN. 1992. Protected Areas of the World: A Review of National Systems. Vol. 4: Nearctic and Neotropical.Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, U.K: IUCN & World Conservation Monitoring Center.

Jensen, D.B., Torn, M.S. & Harte, J. 1993. In Our Own Hands: A Strategy for Conserving California’s Biodiversity. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Jones & Stokes Associates. 1987. Sliding Toward Extinction: The State of California’s Natural Heritage, 1987.San Francisco: California Nature Conservancy.

Kruckeberg, A. 1984. California Serpentines: Flora, Vegetation, Geology, Soils, and Management Problems.Berkeley: University of California Press.

Lee, D.S., Gilbert, C.R., Hocutt, C.H., Jenkins, R.E., McAllister, D.E & Stauffer, J.R. Jr. 1980. Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes. North Carolina Biological Survey Publication.

Loarie, S. R. & Ackerly, D. D. 2004 The Distribution of California’s Endangered Plants in Multivariable Climate Space. 6th Annual Bay Area Conservation Biology Symposium.

Mckinney, J. 1994. Walking California’s State Parks. San Francisco: Harper Collins West.

Moyle, P.B. & Davis, L.H. 2000. A list of freshwater, anadromous, and euryhaline fishes of California. California Fish and Game 86(4): 244-258.

Noss, R.F. 1994. California’s ecosystem decline. Defenders 69(4): 34-35.

Noss, R.F. & Peters, R.L. 1995. Endangered Ecosystems: A Status Report on America’s Vanishing Habitat and Wildlife.Washington, D.C.: Defenders of Wildlife.

Ornduff, R., Faber, P. M. & Keeler-Wolf, T. 2003. Introduction to California Plant Life. Revised edition. Berkely: University of California Press.

Raven, P.H. 1988. The California flora. In M.G. Barbour & J. Major. (Eds.), Terrestrial Vegetation of California.pp. 109-137. Sacramento: California Native Plant Society.

Raven, P.H. & Axelrod, D.I. 1978. Origin and relationships of the California flora. University of California Publications in Botany 72:1-134.

Seabloom, E.W., Dobson, A.P. & Stoms, D.M. 2002. Extinction rates under nonrandom habitat loss. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99: 11229-11234.

Spinks, J.L. 1991. Hunting and Fishing: Military Lands. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books.

Stebbins, G.L. & J. Major. 1965. Endemism and speciation in the California flora. Ecol. Monographs 35: 1-35.

Stebbins, G.L. 1978. Why are there so many rare plants in California? I. Environmental factors. Fremontia5(4): 6-10.

Stebbins, R.C. 1966. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston.

Steinhart, P. 1994. California’s biodiversity experiment. Defenders 69(4): 11-22.

Turner, T. 1991. Sierra Club: 100 Years of Protecting Nature. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.

U.S. Census Bureau. State and County Quickfacts. Online: Available.

Vance-Borland, K., Noss, R., Strittholt, J., Frost, P., Carroll, C. & Nawa, R. 1995/96. A biodiversity conservation plan for the Klamath/Siskiyou region: A progress report on a case study for bioregional conservation. Wild Earth 5(4):5 2-59.

Wirka, J. 1994. California’s missing bruins. Defenders 69(4): 23-25.

Zeiner, D.C., Laudenslayer, W.F. Jr. & Mayer, K.E. (Eds.). 1988. California’s Wildlife. Volume I: Amphibians and Reptiles.Sacramento, California: California Statewide Wildlife Habitat Relationships System, Department of Fish and Game.

Zeiner, D.C., Laudenslayer, W.F., Mayer, K.E. & White, M. 1990. California’s Wildlife. Volume III: Mammals.Sacramento, California: California Statewide Wildlife Habitat Relationships System, Department of Fish and Game.