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Trees of the Eastern and Central United States and Canada

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Best one-volume guide to 140 native trees and important escapes. Full descriptions, woodlore, range, other information. Over 600 illustrations. Handy pocket size. "One of the best books we have ever seen about trees." — Woodmen of the World Magazine.

Synopsis:

Best one-volume guide to 140 trees. Full descriptions, woodlore, range, more. Over 600 illustrations. Handy size.

Table of Contents

PREFACE

INTRODUCTION

WHAT IS A TREE?

TREE SHAPES

WHAT IS A SPECIES?

WHAT TREE MAKES THE BEST FIREWOOD?

TREE NAMES

A SURVEY OF TREE TERMS

  Principal Kinds of Trees

  Leaves

  Leaf Shapes

  Leaf Margins

  Leaf Surfaces

  Flowers

  Fruit

  Twigs

HOW TO MAKE LEAF PRINTS

HOW TO USE THE KEYS

GENERAL KEY TO TREE GROUPS

THE CONIFERS OR SOFTWOODS

THE PINE FAMILY

  The Pines

  The Larches

  The Spruces

  Hemlock

  Balsam Fir

  "The "Cedars"

BROADSLEAVED TREES OR HARDWOODS

  The Willow Family

    The Willows

    The Poplars

  The Walnut Family

    The Walnuts

    The Hickories

  The Birch Family

    The Birches

    The Alders

    Hophornbeam

    American Hornbeam

  The Beech Family

    Beech

    Chestnut

    The Oaks

  The Elm Family

    The Elms

    Hackberry

  The Mulberry Family

    The Mulberries

    Osageorange

  The Magnolia Family

    The Magnolias

    Tulip Tree

  The Custard-apple Family

    Pawpaw

  The Laurel Family

    Sassafras

  The Witchhazel Family

    Sweetgum

    Witchhazel

  The Plane Tree Family

    Sycamore

  The Rose Family

    The Cherries

    Peach and Plum

    Thornapple

    The Apples and Pear

    The Mountain-ashes

    The Shadbushes

  The Bean or Pea Family

    Honeylocust

    Redbud

    Coffeetree

    Black Locust

    Yellowwood

  The Rue Family

    Pricklyash

    Hoptree

  The Quassia Family

    Tree-of-Heaven

  The Cashew Family

    The Sumacs and Poison-Ivy

  The Holly Family

    Holly

  The Maple Family

    The Maples

  The Buckeye Family

    The Buckeyes

  The Buckthorn Family

    Buckthorn

  The Basswod Family

    Basswood

  The Ginseng Family

    Devil's Walking Stick

  The Tupelo Family

    Black Tupelo

  The Dogwood Family

    The Dogwoods

  The Heather Family

    Rhododendron

    Mountain-laurel

    Sourwood

  The Ebony Family

    Persimmon

  The Olive Family

    The Ashes

  The Trumpet Creeper Family

    The Catalpas

  The Honeysuckle Family

    The Viburnums

SELECTED REFERENCES

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486203959
Author:
Harlow, William M.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Harlow, William M.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Trees
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Flowers, plants and trees
Subject:
North America
Subject:
Trees & Forests
Subject:
Trees & Forests - General
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Trees -- United States.
Subject:
Trees -- Canada.
Subject:
Plants - Trees
Subject:
Gardening-Trees Shrubs and Vines
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19570631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
6.38 x 4.5 in 0.48 pd

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