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Every root an anchor : Wisconsin's famous and historic trees

Author: R Bruce Allison
Publisher: Madison, WI : Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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From magnificent elms to beloved pines to Frank Lloyd Wright's oaks, these trees are woven into our history, contributing to our sense of place. Here, the author revisits the trees' histories and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R Bruce Allison
ISBN: 0870203703 9780870203701
OCLC Number: 57694955
Notes: Revised edition of: Wisconsin's famous and historic trees. 1st ed. 1982.
Awards: Winner of Midwest Book Award (MIPA) (Nature) 2005
Commended for Midwest Book Award (MIPA) (Gardening/Agriculture) 2005
Description: xii, 114 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Wisconsin's magnificent elms --
Historic trees --
Hanging trees --
Homeplace trees --
Indian trees --
Surveyor's trees --
Ancient, huge and unusual trees --
Arboretums, campus trees and forests --
Trees in literature, art and folklore --
Arborphiles.
Responsibility: R. Bruce Allison ; foreword by Paul DeLong.
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