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Alice Richter received her degree from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon. She taught for many years in Coos Bay, Oregon, and especially enjoyed teaching biology and other science classes. She specializes in knowing and photographing native plants and has traveled extensively throughout the Northwest to capture wildflowers in portraits, often taking trips with photographer friends. Her photographs of native plants and other subjects have appeared in various journals, calendars, and cards. After spending many years on the southern Oregon coast, she retired from teaching, moved north, and now resides in southwest Washington, where she gardens, hikes, continues to photograph plants and landscapes, and works ardently with Master Gardeners.
Awards for Alice Richter
- American Horticultural Society's Teaching Award
Books by Alice Richter
Encyclopedia of Northwest Native Plants for Gardens and Landscapes by Kathleen A. Robson, Alice Richter, and Marianne Filbert