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

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

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by Arthur Harmount Graves
     
 

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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.

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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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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
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,182,747
Product dimensions:
6.11(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.68(d)

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