A reunion of trees: the discovery of exotic plants and their introduction into North American and European landscapes

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Harvard University Press, 1990 - Gardening - 270 pages
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A travel story of trees and shrubs--as rousing as the adventures of Marco Polo. Stephen Spongberg's vivid account tells of intrepid and extraordinary exploeres who journeyed to the far corners of the globe and brought back to Euorpe and North America a wealth of exotic plant species--a veritable history of ornamental trees and shrubs.

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