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Fall Color and Woodland Harvests: A Guide to the More Colorful Fall Leaves and Fruits of the Eastern Forests

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Whether on a lunch break visit to see an especially colorful maple in a nearby park or a month-long adventure from New England to the Smokies moving south with the color, Fall Color and Woodland Harvests is a wonderful companion for those who appreciate autumn's vibrant spectacle. Rich with color photographs that capture the hues of the season, this volume offers a species-by-species guide to the leaves of 100 species of the eastern United States and the fruits and seeds (the woodland harvests) of an additional ...

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Overview

Whether on a lunch break visit to see an especially colorful maple in a nearby park or a month-long adventure from New England to the Smokies moving south with the color, Fall Color and Woodland Harvests is a wonderful companion for those who appreciate autumn's vibrant spectacle. Rich with color photographs that capture the hues of the season, this volume offers a species-by-species guide to the leaves of 100 species of the eastern United States and the fruits and seeds (the woodland harvests) of an additional 47 species, paying particular attention to the plants' locations and contributions to the fall color palate. The authors clearly explain the biological processes that result in leaf-color change and offer helpful tips on when and where to go see the best color.

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Excellent.
National Geographic Traveler

Fall Color and Woodland Harvests, in its handily-carried softbound format, presents a dazzling display of colors.
—Durham (N.C.) Morning Herald

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780960868810
  • Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
  • Publication date: 2/26/2007
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 184
  • Sales rank: 1,376,286
  • Product dimensions: 5.54 (w) x 8.53 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

C. Ritchie Bell is founding director of the North Carolina Botanical Garden and professor emeritus of botany at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is author or coauthor of nine books.

Anne H. Lindsey is a plant taxonomist and pollination biologist. Lindsey and her husband C. Ritchie Bell have previously collaborated on Wild Flowers of North Carolina (from the University of North Carolina Press).

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 20, 2001

    Excellent Color Photos

    Excellent color photos in this book of leaves, fruit, seeds, berries, and sometimes bark. Covers trees and shrubs of eastern U.S., everything from evergreens to oaks, from vines to laurels, on down to ferns. Somewhat limited in number of species, but well worth it.

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