Michigan trees: a guide to the trees of Michigan and the Great Lakes region
University of Michigan Press, Sep 15, 1981 - Gardening - 383 pages
For well over half a century Otis's "Michigan Trees" has been a favorite among all those interested in the outdoors. Now, completely rewritten and enlarged, the book contains new sections on identification, Michigan habitats and communities, pollination, and rare and endangered woody plants. Notes on the natural history, distribution, insect and disease pests, and landscaping use are included for each tree species. Scientifically accurate descriptions with over 100 full-page illustrations in an easy-to-use format make "Michigan Trees" an invaluable handbook for tree and shrub identification in the Great Lakes region.
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Woody Plant Identification
Michigan Habitats and Communities
Introduction to Summer and Winter Keys to the Tree Genera
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