Trees of North America

Author: C. Frank Brockman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781582380926
Release Date: 2001-04-14
Genre: Nature

Presents a handbook for the identification of over five hundred species of trees by illustration and text.

The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees

Author: Elbert Luther Little
Publisher: New York : Knopf
ISBN: MINN:31951D00906628O
Release Date: 1980
Genre: Arachnida

This book contains 993 identification pictures showing details on all native trees and cultivated species in their natural habitat.

Trees of Eastern North America

Author: Gil Nelson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400852994
Release Date: 2014-07-27
Genre: Nature

Covering 825 species, more than any comparable field guide, Trees of Eastern North America is the most comprehensive, best illustrated, and easiest-to-use book of its kind. Presenting all the native and naturalized trees of the eastern United States and Canada as far west as the Great Plains--including those species found only in tropical and subtropical Florida and northernmost Canada--the book features superior descriptions; thousands of meticulous color paintings by David More that illustrate important visual details; range maps that provide a thumbnail view of distribution for each native species; "Quick ID" summaries; a user-friendly layout; scientific and common names; the latest taxonomy; information on the most recently naturalized species; keys to leaves and twigs; and an introduction to tree identification, forest ecology, and plant classification and structure. The easy-to-read descriptions present details of size, shape, growth habit, bark, leaves, flowers, fruit, flowering and fruiting times, habitat, and range. Using a broad definition of a tree, the book covers many small, overlooked species normally thought of as shrubs. With its unmatched combination of breadth and depth, this is an essential guide for every tree lover. The most comprehensive, best illustrated, and easiest-to-use field guide to the trees of eastern North America Covers 825 species, more than any comparable guide, including all the native and naturalized trees of the United States and Canada as far west as the Great Plains Features specially commissioned artwork, detailed descriptions, range maps for native species, up-to-date taxonomy and names, and much, much more An essential guide for every tree lover

National Audubon Society Field Guide to California

Author: Peter Alden
Publisher: National Audubon Society Regio
ISBN: UCSD:31822023058266
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Nature

Identifies one thousand types of California's plant and animal life, offers an overview of its natural history, and describes the state's beaches, parks, preserves, and forests

Identifying Trees of the West

Author: Lois DeMarco
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811762854
Release Date: 2015-11-15
Genre: Nature

Learn how to recognize trees you see every day by their bark; branching patterns; fruits, flowers, or nuts; and overall appearance. Created for in-the-field or at-home use, this guide is an easy-to-use resource that covers every common tree in western North America--from the eastern base of the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific coast.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fishes

Author: Carter Rowell Gilbert
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: UCSD:31822031641665
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Nature

Covering both freshwater and saltwater species, this fully revised edition brings a new level of accuracy and usefulness to the original fishes field guide published over 20 years ago. Over 700 new full-color photographs, 286 black-and-white illustrations, and 637 maps combine to make this book the most comprehensive field guide available to the fishes of North America. •635 species covered in detail, with notes on 771 more •723 full-color identification photographs •286 black-and-white illustrations •Visual organization of species photographs by shape for easy identification •Range map for each species •Glossary of useful terms

Familiar Flowers of North America

Author:
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: CORNELL:31924084886336
Release Date: 1986
Genre: Nature

This guide includes full-color photographs, outline drawings, and comprehensive information on eighty species of flowers, arranged by color, that grow in the eastern region of North America

The Audubon Society field guide to the night sky

Author: Mark R. Chartrand
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: UCSC:32106014806456
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Nature

A handbook for stargazers features hundreds of photographs and sky charts and discusses constellations, the phases of the moon, and the Northern and Southern skies, and provides month-by-month sky tours.

Take a Tree Walk

Author: Jane Kirkland
Publisher: Stillwater Publishing
ISBN: 0970975414
Release Date: 2005-06-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Explains the importance of trees in ecosystems; introduces the characteristics of different trees, such as leaf shape, bark texture, and flowers, so that they may be easily identified; and provides a place to sketch a map and write field notes.

Backcountry Adventures Southern California

Author: Peter Massey
Publisher: Adler Publishing
ISBN: 9781930193260
Release Date: 2006-04-24
Genre: Travel

Beautifully crafted, high quality, sewn, 4 color guidebook. Part of a multiple book series of books on travel through America's beautiful and historic backcountry. Directions and maps to 2,970 miles of routes that travel through the beautiful mountain regions of Big Sur, across the arid Mojave Desert, and straight into the heart of the aptly named Death Valley. Trail history comes alive through the accounts of Spanish Missionaries; eager prospectors looking to cash in during California's gold rush; and legends of lost mines. Includes wildlife information and photographs to help readers identify the great variety of native birds, plants, and animal they are likely to see. Contains 153 trails, 640 pages, and 645 photos.

Trees of Western North America

Author: Richard Spellenberg
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400851850
Release Date: 2014-07-27
Genre: Nature

Covering 630 species, more than any comparable field guide, Trees of Western North America is the most comprehensive, best illustrated, and easiest-to-use book of its kind. Presenting all the native and naturalized trees of the western United States and Canada as far east as the Great Plains, the book features superior descriptions; thousands of meticulous color paintings by David More that illustrate important visual details; range maps that provide a thumbnail view of distribution for each native species; "Quick ID" summaries; a user-friendly layout; scientific and common names; the latest taxonomy; information on the most recently naturalized species; a key to leaves; and an introduction to tree identification, forest ecology, and plant classification and structure. The easy-to-read descriptions present details of size, shape, growth habit, bark, leaves, flowers, fruit, flowering and fruiting times, habitat, and range. Using a broad definition of a tree, the book covers many small, overlooked species normally thought of as shrubs, as well as treelike forms of cacti and yuccas. With its unmatched combination of breadth and depth, this is an essential guide for every tree lover. The most comprehensive, best illustrated, and easiest-to-use field guide to the trees of western North America Covers 630 species, more than any comparable guide, including all the native and naturalized trees of the United States and Canada as far east as the Great Plains Features specially commissioned artwork, detailed descriptions, range maps for native species, up-to-date taxonomy and names, and much, much more An essential guide for every tree lover

Familiar Trees of North America

Author: Jerry F. Franklin
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 0394748514
Release Date: 1986
Genre: Nature

This guide features full-color photographs, close-ups of barks, silhouettes, and comprehensive information on eighty species of trees, arranged by leaf and shape, that grow in the eastern region of North America.