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 - 695 pages
  • Completely revised and updated
  • More than 30 new species described and illustrated

    William Carey Grimm's classic Illustrated 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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    this book is more than what i expected....although the illustrations are all in blackwhite they are greatly detailed which makes it easier to identify different leaves. Highly recommended! Read full review

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    The Study of Trees
    Distribution of Trees in Eastern North America
    MaidenhairTree Family

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    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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