North American Trees

North American Trees

Book - 2002
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Completely updated, this new edition continues the grand traditionof this classic reference covering trees of North America excludingMexico and tropical Florida.

This handbook has been designed to meet the needs of the generalpublic as well as those of students and scientists. Concisedescriptions of botanical and silvical characters have beenincluded for species of trees. Accurate and up-to-date, the newedition of this highly regarded reference incorporates recentchanges in scientific and common names of trees, and offersimproved distribution maps and more detailed descriptions ofindividual species.

All of the trees are grouped by family, from pines and redwoodsto ashes and elders, with a clearly organized key toidentification. Individual entries on hundreds of species offerconcise descriptions of habit, leaves, fruit, twig, and bark. Linedrawings of leaf, flower, and fruit accompany each entry. Aconvenient glossary has also been included.

Accurate and up-to-date, this new edition incorporates recentchanges in scientific and common names of North Americantrees
Concise descriptions of botanical and silvical characters areincluded for species of trees
All of the trees are grouped by family with a clearly organisedkey to identification
Publisher: Ames, Iowa : Iowa State Press, c2002
Edition: 5th ed
ISBN: 9780813815268
Branch Call Number: 582.16 Preston 2002
Characteristics: xxiii, 520 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Braham, Richard R.


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