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Peterson Field Guides #11: A Field Guide to Eastern Trees: Eastern United States and Canada, Including the Midwest

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Feather-leaved Palms, Tree-cacti, and Yuccas (Plate 48) These feather-leaved palms are native in s. Florida and have ring- scarred trunks free of old leafstalk bases. Their leafstalks are not thorny. The only tree cacti in the eastern U.S. occur in s. Florida. The yuccas range more widely.

FLORIDA ROYALPALM Roystonea elata (Bartr.) F. Harper Pl. 48 The smooth, cement-colored and bulging lower trunk topped by a smooth bright-green crownshaft cylinder is distinctive. Ring scars faint. Fronds 15' or longer. Frond segments do not lie flat but grow all around the midrib. Height to 125'. Flowers greenish white, developing from a spearlike green spathe at the base of the 5'–6' long crownshaft. Fruits blue to purple, 1?2" in diameter, leathery. Rich soils, hammocks (swamp islands).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395904558
Other:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Mariner Books
Author:
Wehr, Janet
Author:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Petrides, George A.
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Trees
Subject:
Shrubs
Subject:
Pictorial works
Subject:
Trees -- Canada, Eastern -- Pictorial works.
Subject:
Trees -- East (U.S.) -- Identification.
Subject:
Trees & Forests
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
Trees & Forests - General
Subject:
Trees -- Canada, Eastern -- Identification.
Subject:
Trees -- East (U.S.) -- Pictorial works.
Subject:
Plants - Trees
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Nature Studies-Trees
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Peterson Field Guides(R)
Series Volume:
11
Publication Date:
July 1998
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Covers 455 species of trees. Includes 59
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
7.29x4.56x.96 in. 1.10 lbs.

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