Synopses & Reviews
This popular guide enables users to quickly and confidently identify any of the trees of the southeastern United States, from the common loblolly pine or red mulberry to the rare Pinckneya (fever-tree) or goat willow. The guide treats more than 300 species--every one known to occur in the region, from the Coastal Plain to the highest elevations. Included are trees native to the region as well as those introduced and now reproducing.
Helpful features include easy identification keys, common and scientific names, distribution maps, an introductory section on basic leaf, flower, and stem structures, and a glossary of descriptive and identifying terms.
About the Author
Wilbur H. Duncan and Marion B. Duncan are among the foremost authorities on the natural vegetation of the eastern United States. They are coauthors of Wildflowers of the Eastern United States (Georgia) and the Smithsonian Guide to Seaside Plants. Wilbur H. Duncan is professor emeritus of botany at the University of Georgia.