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

C Frank Brockman (Author) Rebecca Marrilees (Illustrator)
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Description

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

Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
Publish Date
April 14, 2001
Pages
280
Dimensions
4.54 X 0.53 X 7.48 inches | 0.63 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781582380926
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About the Author

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.