Trees are a key part of the habitat of a region and can give an area it's unique character. This beautifully illustrated, waterproof pocket guide will help you get to know the most important native species that make up the habitat of the Texas hill country and surrounding areas. Over 250 stunning illustrations leaf shapes, fruits, nuts, berries, flowers and tree shapes depict 54 of the most common native trees and cover the basics of tree identification. Easy to understand text descriptions cover key info for each species. A section includes a brief, illustrated primer on how a tree grows and the anatomy of life inside the trunk. Designed as a quick, easy-to-carry reference for naturalists of all ages and education levels.