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Trees of the Central Hardwood Forests of North America: An Identification and Cultivation Guide

Leopold, Donald J., William C. McComb and Robert N. Muller

Published by Timber Press, Portland, Oregon, 1998
ISBN 10: 0881924067 / ISBN 13: 9780881924060
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Title: Trees of the Central Hardwood Forests of ...

Publisher: Timber Press, Portland, Oregon

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Hardcover with dustjacket, an excellent copy, mild dust-tanning to the top edge of the book is the only flaw, dustjacket has no remarkable flaws, the original price is present, and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included, "Descriptions are provided for these 188 species, plus 84 trees that are commonly planted in the region. More than 1000 photographs are provided, 907 illustrating characteristics for ready identification and 116 in color displaying ornamental attributes. More than 200 maps and other drawings complete the illustrations," 469 pages, includes a Glossary and Bibliography. Bookseller Inventory # 035222

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Synopsis: Encompassing part or all of 28 U.S. states and two Canadian provinces, the central hardwood forests cover a wide variety of habitats and include trees adapted to a corresponding broad range of conditions. There are 188 species of native or naturalized trees to be found in these forests. Descriptions are provided for these 188 species, plus 84 trees that are commonly planted in the region. This guide furnishes practical summer and winter keys to the genera and keys to species. Trees are carefully described, including habit, bark, twigs, buds, leaves, flowers, fruit, wood, habitat, and range - and of further help for those who wish to grow them - propagation, value both for wildlife and for landscape use, and distinctive features best for recognizing the trees and appreciating them. More than 1000 photographs are provided, 907 illustrating characteristics for ready identification and 116 in color displaying ornamental attributes. More than 200 maps and other drawings complete the illustrations.

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