The Encyclopedia Of North American Trees

  • Publish Date: 2002-07-06
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Sam Benvie
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Gardeners and nature-lovers alike will find The Encyclopedia of North American Trees informative and easy-to-use. Descriptions of 278 species, listed alphabetically by their botanical names outline each tree's growing habits, its identifying characteristics, and its place in the environment. This meticulously researched and full color guide is essential for anyone who would like to grow native trees, and for those who want to understand and identify trees in their natural environment.

The Encyclopedia of North American Trees includes:

  • Comprehensive introduction to tree genera
  • 350 full color photographs
  • Black & white illustrations of leaf shapes, bark textures, flowers, and mature fruit
  • Illustrations of tree shapes
  • Habitat and growing tips for landscapers and gardeners
  • A tree-hardiness chart and zone map of the United States and Canada
  • Index of common and botanical names, glossary, further reading and sources

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