Identifying Trees

An All-season Guide to Eastern North America

Author: Michael D. Williams

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811733601

Category: Nature

Page: 416

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• Unique identification guide is effective, filled with color photos, and easy to use in winter, spring, summer, and fall • Field-tested by forestry experts Identify trees in any season, not just when they are in full leaf. This field-tested guide features color photos showing bark; branching patterns; fruits, flowers, or nuts; and overall appearance; as well as leaf color and shape—all chosen specifically to illustrate trees in spring, summer, winter, and fall. Accompanying text describes common locations and identifying characteristics. Created for in-the-field or at-home use, this guide includes an easy-to-use key that will help you put a name to any tree by flipping only a few pages. Covers every common tree in eastern North America.
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Identifying Trees of the East

An All-Season Guide to Eastern North America

Author: Michael D. Williams

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0811765636

Category: Nature

Page: 416

View: 8159

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All-season field guide for identifying common trees of eastern NA This popular, field-tested guide for identifying trees in any season, not just when they are in full leaf, features 600 color photos and 200 line drawings showing bark, branching patterns, fruits, flowers, nuts, and overall appearance in addition to leaf color and shape. Accompanying text describes common locations and identifying characteristics. Covers every common tree in eastern North America, updated with the latest taxonomy and 130 range maps. Created for in-the-field or at-home use, this helpful guide includes an easy-to-use key to facilitate putting a name to a tree.
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Identifying Trees of the West

An All-Season Guide to Western North America

Author: Lois DeMarco,Jay Mengel

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811762858

Category: Nature

Page: 416

View: 1893

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Learn how to recognize trees you see every day by their bark; branching patterns; fruits, flowers, or nuts; and overall appearance. Created for in-the-field or at-home use, this guide is an easy-to-use resource that covers every common tree in western North America--from the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific coast.
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Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City

Author: Leslie Day,Trudy Smoke

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421401525

Category: Nature

Page: 296

View: 1373

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Describes 50 species of trees commonly found in the neighborhoods where people live, work and travel in the Big Apple, in a book that includes original drawings of leaves and photos of bark, fruit, flower and twig for easy identification, as well as detailed maps identifying the specific addresses to find a good example of each tree species. Original.
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Michigan Trees

A Guide to the Trees of the Great Lakes Region

Author: Burton Verne Barnes,Warren Herbert Wagner

Publisher: University of Michigan Press

ISBN: 9780472089215

Category: Nature

Page: 447

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The number-one book for tree identification in Michigan and the Great Lakes
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Take a Tree Walk

Author: Jane Kirkland,Dorothy Burke,Melanie Palaisa

Publisher: Stillwater Publishing

ISBN: 9780970975416

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Explains the importance of trees in ecosystems; introduces the characteristics of different trees, such as leaf shape, bark texture, and flowers, so that they may be easily identified; and provides a place to sketch a map and write field notes.
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Trees

A Visual Guide

Author: Tony Rodd,Jennifer Stackhouse

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520256507

Category: Nature

Page: 304

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Beautifully illustrated and designed, this gorgeous reference book explores the world of trees from every perspective--from the world's great forests to the lifespan of a single leaf. Arresting color photographs of a wide variety of trees and close-ups of many of their remarkable features provide an enormous amount of information in a highly accessible format. The volume illustrates how trees grow and function, looks at their astounding diversity and adaptations, documents the key role they play in ecosystems, and explores the multitude of uses to which we put trees--from timber and pharmaceuticals to shade and shelter. A highly absorbing read cover to cover or dipped into at random, Trees: A Visual Guide delves into many specific topics: the details of flowers, bark, and roots; profiles of favorite trees; how animals and insects interact with trees; trees in urban landscapes; the role trees play in our changing climate; deforestation and reforestation; and much more. With clear diagrams, illustrations, and intriguing sidebars on many featured topics, this unique volume is a complete visual guide to the magnificence of the arboreal world.
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