225 drawings * 6 x 9 * Completely revised and updated, with range maps and quick-reference identification keys * More than 30 new species described and illustrated William Carey Grimm's classic Illustrated Book of Trees--the authority in eastern North American tree identification for over 40 years--is now available in a completely updated edition, describing recently-introduced species and incorporating changes in taxonomy, nomenclature, and geographic range.
By observing the leaves, flowers, and fruits of a tree in summer or its twigs, buds, and bark in winter, readers can easily identify a species through Grimm's full-page illustrations, classification keys, and concise species descriptions.
Written in straightforward, non-scientific language for beginning botanists of any age.
Glossary of terms and a complete index are included.
John Kartesz is a professor of botany and the founder/director of the Biota of North America Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill..
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