Illustrated Guide to Trees and Shrubs: A Handbook of the Woody Plants of the Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada

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Authoritative, easily accessible guide omits lengthy technical descriptions in favor of easy-to-use keys covering such characteristics as leaves, twigs, bark, buds, seeds, stems, fruit or fruit stalks, and other identifying traits. Over 300 pen-and-ink drawings by Maud H. Purdy, noted botanical illustrator. "I recommend this book most highly." ? Farida A. Wiley, American Museum of Natural History.

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Overview

Authoritative, easily accessible guide omits lengthy technical descriptions in favor of easy-to-use keys covering such characteristics as leaves, twigs, bark, buds, seeds, stems, fruit or fruit stalks, and other identifying traits. Over 300 pen-and-ink drawings by Maud H. Purdy, noted botanical illustrator. "I recommend this book most highly." — Farida A. Wiley, American Museum of Natural History.

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Unabridged republication of the edition published by Harper & Brothers, New York, 1956 (original edition, 1952). Includes keys to identification, with numerous illustrative drawings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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  • ISBN-13: 9780486272580
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 10/20/2011
  • Edition description: Rev. ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.11 (w) x 9.18 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE
INTRODUCTION
HOW TO USE THE KEYS
SUMMER KEY
WINTER KEY
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERS OF SPECIES
SHORT CUTS TO NAMING
SOME HELPFUL REFERENCES
GLOSSARY
INDEX
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