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Title:
The Sibley guide to trees
Author:
Sibley, David, 1961-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xxxviii, 426 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
Summary:
"This book covers the identification of 668 native and commonly cultivated trees found in the temperate areas of North America north of Mexico. This includes most of the continental United States and Canada, an area corresponding to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) plant hardiness zones 1-8"--Introduction, p. ix.
Language:
English
Contents:
Getting started -- What is a tree? -- Taxonomy -- Size -- Maps -- Habitat -- Tree conservation -- Tree identification -- Leaves -- Flowers -- Fruit -- Twigs -- Buds -- Bark -- Yew Family -- Pine Family -- Cypress Family -- Exotic gymnosperms -- Ginkgo -- Palm Family -- Joshua tree -- Saguaro -- Laurel Family -- Custard-apple Family -- Magnolia Family -- Katsura Family -- Sycamore Family -- Witch-Hazel Family -- Sweetgum Family -- Tamarisk Family -- Myrtle Family -- Loosestrife Family -- Legume Family -- Bayberry Family -- Walnut Family -- Birch Family -- Beech Family -- Spurge Family -- Willow Family -- Oleaster Family -- Mulberry Family -- Buckthorn Family -- Rose Family -- Hemp Family -- Elm Family -- Mallow Family -- Cashew Family -- Mahogany Family -- Rue Family -- Soapberry Family -- Quassia Family -- Dogwood Family -- Tupelo Family -- Cyrilla Family -- Sapodilla Family -- Ebony Family -- Heath Family -- Snowball Family -- Tea Family -- Four Families -- Olive Family -- Trumpet creeper Family -- Paulownia Family -- Aralia Family -- Holly Family -- Muskroot Family.
ISBN:
9780375415197
Format :
Book