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A field guide to the trees of Britain and northern Europe

Author: Alan F Mitchell
Publisher: London : Collins, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Presents an introduction to the insect world, which is followed by the first of the many identification keys. This text is illustrated with over 300 explanatory drawings and the 60 colour plates show  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan F Mitchell
ISBN: 0002192136 9780002192132
OCLC Number: 5355142
Notes: Col. ill. on lining papers.
Includes index.
Description: 416 pages, 40 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction to trees (What is a tree? ; Nomenclature and taxonomy ; Hybrid trees ; Wood structure ; How a tree grows ; Age ; Height ; Flowers ; The natural distribution of tree species) --
Identification (How to learn: using keys ; A guide to some variants of conifers ; A key to gingko, conifesr and taxads ; A guide to broadleafed trees with outsize leaves ; A guide to some variants of broadleafed trees ; A guide to trees with prominent features of bark (Broad-leafed trees ; Conifers) ; A guide to trees with spines on the bole ; A guide to broadleafed trees). Gingko family --
Yew family --
Cow's tail pine family --
Yellow-wood family --
Chile pine family --
Cypress family --
Swamp cypress family --
Pine family --
Willow family --
Walnut family --
Birch family --
Beech family --
Elm family --
Mulberry family --
Katsura family --
Magnolia family --
Wuinter's bark family --
Embothrium family --
Laurel family --
Witch-hazel family --
Gutta-percha family --
Plane tree family --
Rose family --
Pea family --
Rue family --
Quassia family --
Mahogany family --
Box family --
Cashew family --
Holly family --
Maple family --
Horse chestnut family --
Soapberry family --
Lime family --
Eucryphia family --
Tea family --
Flacourtia family --
Tupelo family --
Myrtle family --
Ivy family --
Dogwood family --
Heather family --
Ebony family --
Storax family --
Olive family --
Figwort family --
Bignonia family --
Lily family --
Palm family.
Responsibility: Alan Mitchell ; with 40 colour plates by Preben Dahlstrom and Ebbe Sunesen, and 640 line drawings by Christine Darter.
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