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101 Trees of Indiana: A Field Guide


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So many trees, so little time. What's a nature lover to do? If you can't tell the difference between an Eastern hemlock and a scrub pine, or a cottonwood and a black willow, 101 Trees of Indiana is the field guide for you.

101 Trees of Indiana contains all you need to identify a tree in the Hoosier State, whatever the season. Not since Dr. Charles Deam's Trees of Indiana was published in 1953 has the subject been covered so thoroughly. Ecologist Marion T. Jackson has selected approximately 101 species of trees, mostly native to the state but also others that are widely naturalized or planted extensively. Jackson's comments about individual trees alone are worth the price of the book.

Illustrations by Katherine Harrington provide clear and accurate botanical details. Ron Rathfon's vivid color photographs make identification in the field a breeze. Further aiding in identification are text descriptions and species keys for both summer and winter conditions. Distribution maps indicate the counties in which each tree has been found and recorded. These maps have been updated to include more than 2,000 new county records discovered by scientists, foresters, and naturalists since the publication of Deam's work.

101 Trees of Indiana will fit handily into a pocket or backpack, and the information for each tree, including drawings and photographs, is on facing pages--no flipping back and forth from text to picture. Naturalists, hikers, landscapers, and students will thoroughly enjoy this lovely and authoritative book.


From American beech to yellow-wood, Indiana's trees are presented in a brand new, beautiful field guide.

Table of Contents

Frontispiece The Worthington, Indiana, Sycamore



In Memory of the American Chestnut

Indiana State Tree The Tulip Tree

Species List of Indiana Trees

Introduction Purpose and Plan of the Book

Indiana: An Overview

The Indiana Landscape

Natural Regions Map and Legend

County Map of Indiana

Maps of Environmental Conditions

Indiana's Forestlands and Tree Flora

Maps of Forestlands

Ecological Relationships among Trees

Naming and Identifying Trees

How Trees Are Named

How Trees are Identified

Morphological Characteristics

Use of Keys

Identification Keys

Key to Genera

Section 1. Trees with Leaves Present

Section 2. Trees with Leaves Absent

Keys to Species of Diverse Genera

Species Descriptions (Alphabetically by Scientific Name) {MAIN PART OF BOOK}

Excluded Species

Record Trees by Species

Wood Densities of Selected Species

Literature Cited



[English/Metric Measurements Conversion (Inside Back Cover)]

Product Details

Harrington, Katherine
Rathfon, Ron
Harrington, Katherine
Harrington, Katherine
Indiana University Press
Bloomington, IN
Trees & Forests - General
Trees -- Indiana.
Plants - Trees
Nature Studies-Trees
American Studies; Indiana and the Midwest; Natural History; Science
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Indiana Natural Science
Series Volume:
Publication Date:
65 bandw photos, 518 color photos, 148 m
8.62 x 4.5 x 0.85 in

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