Trees of the California Sierra Nevada

Trees of the California Sierra Nevada

by George A. Petrides, Olivia Petrides
     
 

For wilderness travelers and backyard naturalists alike, the sheer number and variety of North American trees can make identification a daunting task. For those who have struggled to distinguish the Pacific Yew from the Redwood or the Quaking Aspen from the Fremont Cottonwood comes Trees of the U.S., a user-friendly series of field guides. Ingeniously organized to… See more details below

Overview

For wilderness travelers and backyard naturalists alike, the sheer number and variety of North American trees can make identification a daunting task. For those who have struggled to distinguish the Pacific Yew from the Redwood or the Quaking Aspen from the Fremont Cottonwood comes Trees of the U.S., a user-friendly series of field guides. Ingeniously organized to allow for easy reference, each book in the series offers complete coverage of a given region of the United States and includes detailed and accurate illustrations of each species. Best of all, these guides are compact and lightweight, making them easy to throw in a pack and take along on a hike or camping trip.

Author Biography: George A. Petrides is the author of the Peterson Field Guides to eastern and western trees and a former professor of wildlife ecology at Michigan State University. Olivia Petrides is an adjunct associate professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780964667464
Publisher:
Explorer Press
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Series:
Backpacker Field Guides Series
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
4.48(w) x 7.23(h) x 0.21(d)

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