Field Guide to the Trees of North America (National Geographic®)
Field Guide to the Trees of North America (National Geographic Society®)
Learn to identify any tree found between the Canadian Arctic and Mexico and from the Atlantic to the Pacific, 350 species in all. More than 1,000 annotated illustrations depict the height, shape, foliage, buds, and seeds of each species, with trees bearing a strong resemblance shown side by side to highlight their distinctive differences. The accompanying text and system of symbols provide the important details on features and habitat essential to quick, reliable identifications, while graphical keys indicate genus and species, listing both scientific and common names. The guide also includes a map charting tree hardiness and distribution based on widely recognized climatic zones; general information about individual species' traits and history, and a glossary.