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

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

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by C. Frank Brockman, Rebecca Marrilees (Illustrator), Herbert Spencer Zim (Editor)
 

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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

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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

ISBN-13:
9781582380926
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Series:
Golden Field Guide from St. Martin's Press Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
152,421
Product dimensions:
4.87(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.54(d)

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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.

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Trees of North America 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is resourceful, intellegent, and useful. If you ever have to write a report on leaves this is the book for you!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Best choice for an easy to carry, authoritative, yet easy to use field guide to the trees of North America, including sub-tropical Texas, Florida and Arizona. Good illustrations and maps. Covers all of the species likely to be encountered by the amature naturalist.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hello and welcome to Treeclan! I am Featherstar, leader of this fine clan. If you're reading this, I'm guessing you have decided to investigate my clan a bit. Treeclan is a very welcoming and young clan, but ready for anything. Treeclan cats excell at climbing and flying through treetops by bounding from limb to limb. Whic maked them great at hiding and ambushing from the trees. Treeclan takes pride in all its warriors, future and past. The territory is a large range of trees, closely grown together. This makes it difficult for other clans to attack, but our warriors can easily weave through them on the ground. There is a large creek at the end of our territory, where voles, mice and rabbits live in the thick brush along its edge. Squirrels and brids also play happily in the tree, making good prey. Our camp is located in the middle of the forest, covered by thick trees and surrounded by dead fall. We nest in many of the dead logs surrounding the camp, the elders and queens being in the two largest on the north side. A large stump in the middle of camp that is hallow at the base makes for the place of meeting and where I, the leader, nest. A small drinking stream runs through the middle of camp, no more than half a tail wide and deep. A small log over it allows for easy acess over. For our medicen cat, a large tree with gnarled roots and a large hallow den is where they stay. There is plenty of room to sgore herbs and care for sick cats. Herbs are also abundent in the forest. As for rules: Please be active. Respect others! No overally foul language. Possitions needed: Deputy (apply at result 2) Medicen Cat (apply at result 2) Warriors, Queens, Apprentices and Kits (bios at result 3) Map: Bios: 3 Camp: 4 Training Hallow: 5 Forest: 6 Creek: 7 Ask to join and than submit your bios! ~Featherstar