Trees in Canadá

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Fitzhenry & Whiteside Ltd., Sep 15, 1995 - Nature - 502 pages
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Ten years in preparation, this is the most comprehensive book on the trees of Canada and the northern United States ever published.Trees In Canada features:

  • 136 range maps in Canada and reaching into the United States to southern Pennsylvania and northern California.
  • A new easy tree-identification method in which trees are organized into 12 groups based on leaf shape and arrangement along the twig.
  • Keys for both summer and winter identification.
  • 580 colour photographs and 1600 drawings of special features useful for identification.
Trees In Canada builds on the popular Native Trees of Canada (out of print), which, for 8 editions and over 75 years, guided amateur naturalists and forest science professionals in tree identification.Trees In Canada is an essential tool for the amateur naturalist and forest science professional, landscape architect, student, or teacher, and a collectible for all those fascinated by trees and forests.See what the Tree Canada Foundation has to say about the book at www.treecanada.ca/trees/index.php. The Tree Canada Foundation is a charitable organization which partners with local volunteers to improve our quality of life by planting and caring for trees. In your neighbourhoods, schoolyards, parks and in the countryside, Tree Canada leaves a living, breathing legacy for generations to come.

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I purchased this book in Wisconsin 6 years ago and continue to use it in Oregon. I consider it to be, by far, the best of the books that I have on tree identification and the one I reference when the others fail. The organization, descriptions, and pictures are great - there is no wasted space. The drawings are better than any other similar publication and are excellent for winter identification of hardwoods. There are other books that are more compact for field use but this is my favorite for trees that are difficult to identify in the northern U.S. My only sorrow is that there is not a book of equal quality that covers the entire U.S.  

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It seemingly has every type of tree in Canada. A little difficult in its use to find and identify for a novice like myself but it may get easier as I use it more. Also a little big for putting in a pack and carrying with you on a hike or canoe trip.

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lntroduced species hardy in southwestern British Columbia leaves
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Needles evergreen in bundles of 2 3 or 5 seeds in cones
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