Guide to Southern trees
Identification manual to trees of southern U.S. Full text, plus almost 100 keys organized to provide swift, accurate identification. 920 illustrations; best book for area. "Horticulturists and floriculturists will find this book a source of valuable data." — Louisiana Bookshelf.
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KEYS TO THE GENERIC GROUPS
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5-lobed acute apex Appalachian Mountains arborescent axillary bark Bark.—Thin base basswood bole borne bracts bundle scars calyx catkins clusters corolla crown cymes dark green deciduous diameter dioecious drupe elliptical Female ﬂower ﬁrst ﬁssures ﬂattened ﬂeshy Florida ﬂower X3 Flowers Flowers.—Perfect Flowers.—Unisexual Foliage and fruit forests Fruit.—A genera genus glabrous gray GUIDE TO SOUTHERN hairs hairy height hickory homogeneous Importance.—The lateral buds Leaf scar X1 leaf scars leaﬂets leathery Leaves Leaves.—Alternate lenticels lobes lustrous Male ﬂower margin nearly globular oblong obovate occasionally ornamental oval ovary ovate ovoid pale paler panicles persistent petals petioles pine pistil pith PLATE pubescent racemes rachis reddish brown ridges rounded scales scaly seeds sepals serrate sessile short shrubs slender small tree smooth soils South SOUTHERN TREES species of trees stalks stamens stigma stipule scars stout terminal buds trees and shrubs tropical twigs Twigs.—Slender Twigs.—Stout usually wedge-shaped West wide wood woolly yellow