Trees of North America: A Guide to Field Identification, Revised and Updated (Golden Field Guide f/St. Martin’s Press)

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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

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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

Comments

srutter89 says:

I would recommend this product Perfect pocket size tree identification book. It is full of very colorful and helpful photos. I don’t know much about trees myself and enjoyed reading this book and found the information easy to digest. Even though it is a Golden Book, it isn’t exactly the kiddie books that company brings to mind. This is a resource for adults and young adults and could be read to children and the pictures may interest some younger children. My daughter is 4 and enjoys the pictures and just being told what…

CDP's Onceagain habit of purchasing says:

Trees of North America: A Guide to Field Identification by C. Frank Brockman [Kindle Edition] Trees of North America: A Guide to Field Identification, Revised and Updated (Golden Field Guide from St. Martin’s Press) [Kindle Edition] is a nice guide to help you identify the trees in your area. It is a complete a guide as needed and contains detailed drawings of each property identifier of the tree for identification, areas of the country where each tree can be found and bark identifiers for trees. The Digital format of Trees of North America: A Guide to Field Identification, as a Kindle…

guitarchon says:

May seem dated, but this is a great guide… This book feels like a bit of a throwback…the production value is very mid-1970, and the illustration style reminds me of the old “Back to Basics” book and its Time-Life / Readers Digest ilk. Fortunately, trees don’t evolve very quickly. Get past the cosmetics, and you will find this to be a very handy little book comprehensive enough to be a home study reference yet small enough to pack along as a field guide. Organization is primarily by taxonomic groupings (including a good mix of…

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