Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast: A Field Guide
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About the Author
Peter Del Tredici is a botanist specializing trees. He retired from the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University in 2014 after thirty-five years as plant propagator, bonsai curator, editor of Arnoldia, and Director of Living Collections and Senior Research Scientist. In 2013, he was awarded the Veitch Gold Medal by The Royal Horticultural Society, in recognition of services given in the advancement of the science and practice of horticulture.
This field guide is useful for trained ecologists, botanists, and naturalists, and is accessible to anyone else who wonders what is sprouting up from that sidewalk crack or in that corner of their suburban garden.--Marilyn K. Alaimo, Chicago Botanic Garden "Rhodora"