A Field Guide to Eastern Trees: Eastern United States and Canada, Including the Midwest (EXPANDED)
DescriptionFind what you're looking for with "P"e"terson Field Guides" their field-tested visual identification system is designed to help you differentiate thousands of unique species accurately every time. This field guide features detailed descriptions of 455 species of trees native to eastern North America, including the Midwest and the South. The 48 color plates, 11 black-and-white plates, and 26 text drawings show distinctive details needed for identification. Color photographs and 266 color range maps accompany the species descriptions."
July 15, 1998
4.56 X 0.96 X 7.29 inches | 1.1 pounds
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About the Author
George A. Petrides, ecologist and field naturalist, worked with the National Park Services and taught at Michigan State University at Lansing. Petrides has written for the Peterson Field Guide series and was the recipient of an award from the Federated Garden Clubs of Michigan for A Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs.
Janet Wehr, RN, devoted much of her nursing career to hospice care. Wehr has served as a member of the Therapeutic Touch International Association, the American Holistic Nurses Association, and the Saret Charitable Fund of DuPage County, IL.
Audubon's mission is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity. Audubon's network of community-based nature centers and chapters, scientific and educational programs, and advocacy on behalf of areas sustaining important bird populations, engage millions of people of all ages and backgrounds in positive conservation experiences.
ROGER TORY PETERSON, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars.