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National Audubon Society Field Guide to…

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Eastern…

by National Audubon Society, Elbert Little, Elbert Luther Little

Other authors: Sonja Bullaty (Photographer), Angelo Lomeo (Photographer)

Series: Audubon Society Field Guide

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Better photos than older version of book... ( )
  Brightman | Nov 6, 2017 |
A very good book that includes quite a few transplants, hybrids & invasives. Definitely one of the best buys of this type out there. I have a couple of copies & have used them extensively in Maryland & Kentucky. While a few trees have not been included, overall it has met expectations. ( )
1 vote jimmaclachlan | Sep 25, 2009 |
These are great guides and anyone who is interested in nature should have the entire collection. I love being able to identify things I have seen or taken pictures of easily. ( )
1 vote janemarieprice | Jul 20, 2008 |
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For the untrained observer, it can be quite a challenge to sort out the many trees that make up a stand of older forest in, say, New England or the Ozarks. This well-illustrated guidebook, covering 364 species, comes to the rescue with photographs organized in several ways: by, for example, the shape of the leaf or needle, by the fruit, by the flower or cone, and by autumn coloration. Following one visible characteristic or another, the reader can narrow the range of possibilities, then turn to an informative text that describes a tree's physical characteristics, habitat, and range. Many of the species covered are relatively rare, such as the "stinking cedar" of the Georgia-Florida border; others are locally abundant, such as the paper birch of the boreal forest, used to make ice-cream sticks; still others, such as the smooth sumac, are widespread. The guidebook also covers ornamentals introduced from other continents, such as the Chinese privet and Mahaleb cherry. --Gregory McNamee

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Identifies and illustrates 360 species in the area ranging from the eastern seaboard to the Rocky Mountains.

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