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Trees of eastern North America

Author: Gil NelsonChristopher J EarleRichard SpellenbergDavid MoreAmy K HughesAll authors
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2014]
Series: Princeton field guides
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gil Nelson; Christopher J Earle; Richard Spellenberg; David More; Amy K Hughes; Ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 9781400852994 1400852994 0691145911 9780691145914 0691145903 9780691145907
OCLC Number: 894128853
Notes: In ebrary.
Awards: Winner of PROSE Awards: Outstanding Work by a Trade Publisher 2015
Description: 1 ressource en ligne : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction 7 About This Book 7 Taxonomy and Names 8 Gymnosperms and Angiosperms 8 Tree Biology 9 Forest Structure 18 Leaf and Twig Keys 19 Winter Twigs of Selected Eastern Trees 20 Key to the Gymnosperms by Leaf Type 25 Key to Selected Angiosperm Trees by Leaf Shape 26 THE TREES Gymnosperms 34 Conifers 34 Ginkgoaceae: Ginkgo Family 35 Araucariaceae: Araucaria Family 36 Cupressaceae: Cypress Family 38 Pinaceae: Pine Family 51 Taxaceae: Yew Family 78 Angiosperms 80 Monocots 80 Arecaceae: Palm Family 80 Dicots 98 Acanthaceae: Acanthus Family 98 Adoxaceae: Moschatel Family 99 Altingiaceae: Sweetgum Family 106 Anacardiaceae: Cashew Family 108 Annonaceae: Custard Apple Family 118 Apocynaceae: Oleander Family 122 Aquifoliaceae: Holly Family 126 Araliaceae: Ginseng Family 142 Asteraceae: Aster Family 146 Betulaceae: Birch Family 147 Bignoniaceae: Bignonia Family 166 Boraginaceae: Borage Family 174 Burseraceae: Torchwood Family 178 Cactaceae: Cactus Family 180 Canellaceae: Wild Cinnamon Family 180 Cannabaceae: Hemp Family 182 Capparaceae: Caper Family 188 Casuarinaceae: She-oak Family 190 Cecropiaceae: Cecropia Family 192 Celastraceae: Staff Tree Family 193 Cercidiphyllaceae: Katsura Tree Family 202 Chrysobalanaceae: Coco Plum Family 203 Clethraceae: Witch Alder Family 204 Clusiaceae: Garcinia Family 205 Combretaceae: White Mangrove Family 208 Cornaceae: Dogwood Family 214 Cyrillaceae: Titi Family 222 Ebenaceae: Ebony Family 224 Elaeagnaceae: Oleaster Family 226 Ericaceae: Heath Family 228 Euphorbiaceae: Spurge Family 236 Fabaceae: Bean or Pea Family 248 Fagaceae: Beech or Oak Family 294 Hamamelidaceae: Witch-hazel Family 350 Illiciaceae: Star Anise Family 352 Juglandaceae: Walnut Family 353 Lauraceae: Laurel Family 368 Leitneriaceae: Corkwood Family 378 Lythraceae: Loosestrife Family 379 Magnoliaceae: Magnolia Family 380 Malpighiaceae: Malpighia Family 391 Malvaceae: Mallow Family 392 Melastomataceae: Melastome Family 402 Meliaceae: Mahogany Family 403 Moraceae: Mulberry Family 406 Moringaceae: Horseradish-tree Family 418 Muntingiaceae: Muntingia Family 418 Myoporaceae: Myoporum Family 420 Myricaceae: Wax Myrtle Family 420 Myrsinaceae: Myrsine Family 424 Myrtaceae: Myrtle Family 426 Nyctaginaceae: Four-o'clock Family 444 Nyssaceae: Tupelo Family 446 Oleaceae: Olive Family 450 Paulowniaceae: Princesstree Family 466 Picramniaceae: Bitterbush Family 468 Pittosporaceae: Cheesewood Family 469 Platanaceae: Planetree Family 470 Polygonaceae: Buckwheat Family 472 Proteaceae: Protea Family 474 Punicaceae: Pomegranate Family 475 Rhamnaceae: Buckthorn Family 476 Rhizophoraceae: Red Mangrove Family 488 Rosaceae: Rose Family 489 Rubiaceae: Madder Family 562 Rutaceae: Citrus or Rue Family 572 Salicaceae: Willow Family 586 Sapindaceae: Soapberry Family 618 Sapotaceae: Sapodilla Family 646 Schoepfiaceae: Schoepfia Family 658 Simaroubaceae: Quassia Family 659 Solanaceae: Nightshade Family 661 Staphyleaceae: Bladdernut Family 665 Styracaceae: Storax Family 666 Symplocaceae: Sweetleaf Family 670 Tamaricaceae: Tamarisk Family 672 Theaceae: Tea Family 676 Theophrastaceae: Joewood Family 680 Ulmaceae: Elm Family 682 Verbenaceae: Vervain Family 692 Ximeniaceae: Ximenia Family 696 Zygophyllaceae: Caltrop Family 698 Acknowledgments 700 Abbreviations 701 Glossary 702 Index of Species 707
Series Title: Princeton field guides
Responsibility: Gil Nelson, Christopher J. Earle, and Richard Spellenberg ; illustrations by David More ; edited by Amy K. Hughes.

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Winner of the 2015 PROSE Award in Outstanding Work by a Trade Publisher, Association of American "Covering more species (630 in the West, 825 in the East) than any comparable field guides, Trees of Read more...

 
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