Trees of North America: A Guide to Field Identification, Revised and Updated

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Macmillan, Apr 14, 2001 - Nature - 280 pages

Smell the bark of the aromatic Sassafras. Wonder at the Lodgepole Pine, whose heat-activated cones reseed forests destroyed by fire. Search for the Sugar Maple, whose foliage blazes red and yellow in autumn. North America's trees rank among nature's most awesome creations. This premier field guide features all characteristics-tree shape, bark, leaf, flower, fruit and twig-for quick identification, making it a superior choice for trail walks, creating displays, and scientific or commercial needs.

-All of North America in one volume
-Over 730 species in 76 families and 160 range maps
-Native species and important introduced foreign varieties
-Text, range maps, and illustrations seen together at a glance
-Common and scientific names
-Convenient measuring rules

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User Review  - dimalmani - LibraryThing

This is a nonfiction book on trees. This book is easy to use and full of good information. This book includes mostly all kind of trees. The color illustrations are very accurate and easy to use a field guides. It also gives a description of each tree. Read full review

Trees of North America

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i got this book for my daughter for Christmas. she looks at trees for a living and she LOVES this book. says it better than some of the professional texts she and her coworkers use in their office. she was able to identify trees that no one else could and prove it with this book. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

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