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Illustrated Guide to Trees and Shrubs : a Handbook of the Woody Plants of the Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada/Revised Edition.

Author: Arthur Harmount Graves
Publisher: Dover Publications, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Authoritative, easily accessible guide omits lengthy technical descriptions in favor of easy-to-use keys covering such characteristics as leaves, twigs, bark, buds, seeds, stems, fruit or fruit stalks, and other identifying traits. Over 300 pen-and-ink drawings by Maud H. Purdy, noted botanical illustrator. "I recommend this book most highly."--Farida A. Wiley, American Museum of Natural History.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Harmount Graves
ISBN: 1306354285 9781306354288 9780486142975 0486142973
OCLC Number: 1058447605
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; PREFACE; Table of Contents; INTRODUCTION; HOW TO USE THE KEYS; SUMMER KEY; I. Gymnosperms; II. Angiosperms. Seeds in an ovary.; WINTER KEY; I. Gymnosperms; II. Angiosperms; DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERS OF SPECIES; I. GYMNOSPERMAE --
GYMNOSPERMS; II. ANGIOSPERMAE --
ANGIOSPERMS; SHORT CUTS TO NAMING; SOME HELPFUL REFERENCES; GLOSSARY; INDEX.

Abstract:

Authoritative, easily accessible guide omits lengthy technical descriptions in favor of easy-to-use keys covering such characteristics as leaves, twigs, bark, buds, seeds, stems, fruit or fruit stalks, and other identifying traits. Over 300 pen-and-ink drawings by Maud H. Purdy, noted botanical illustrator. "I recommend this book most highly."--Farida A. Wiley, American Museum of Natural History.

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