The Illustrated Book of Trees: The Comprehensive Field Guide to More Than 250 Trees of Eastern North America

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Stackpole Books, 2002 - Nature - 544 pages
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  • Completely revised and updated
  • More than 30 new species described and illustrated

    William Carey Grimm's classic Illustrate Book of Trees has been the authority on eastern North American tree identification for over 40 years. Now available in a completely updated edition, this book includes recently introduced species and incorporates changes in taxonomy, nomenclature, and geographic range, with distinguishing characteristics and similar-species comparisons for quick and accurate identification. Readers will be able to easily identify a species by observing the leaves, flowers, and fruits of a tree in summer or its twigs, buds, and bark in winter. Written in a straightforward, nonscientific language for beginning botanists of any age. A glossary of terms & a complete index are included.

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    great book

    User Review  - naturelover1982 - Overstock.com

    this book is more than what i expected....although the illustrations are all in black/white they are greatly detailed which makes it easier to identify different leaves. Highly recommended! Read full review

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    The book looks like a good field guide,as a begining naturalist should be handy in my studies. Read full review

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    Contents

    The Study of Trees
    1
    Distribution of Trees in Eastern North America
    97
    MaidenhairTree Family
    109
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    About the author (2002)

    Kartesz is a professor of botany and the founder/director of the Biota of North America Program at the Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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