Synopses & Reviews
A handy summary explains how to identify trees by examining their leaves, bark, flowers, fruits, and shapes; the individual descriptions and illustrations further clarify telltale characteristics. The complete survey of such nonflowering plants as ferns, mosses, liverworts, and lichen brings a Lilliputian world to life with full-color drawings that magnify their physical intricacies. 500 illustrations.
More than 450 trees, shrubs, and non-flowering plants depicted in meticulous, specially drawn full-color illustrations. At-a-glance identification capsules pinpoint the characteristic textures, shapes and colors, and other distinguishing features. Also included are over 145 mushrooms.