Tree Finder: A Manual for Identification of Trees by Their Leaves (Eastern Us)

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Easily Identify the Trees You Find!

This essential guide by celebrated ecologist May Theilgaard Watts helps readers identify native (and some widely introduced) trees of the United States and Canada, east of the Rocky Mountains. With this handy, easy-to-use guide, you'l be able to identify all sorts of trees in no time.

Features include:

    • A dichotomous key, leading the user through a series of simple questions about the shape or appearance of different parts of a tree
  • Includes 161 species
  • Illustrated with line drawings
  • Small (6- by 4-inch) format that fits in a pocket or pack to take along on a hike.
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    Table of Contents:

    Species List

    • Larch
    • Pine
    • Spruce
    • Fir
    • Cypress
    • Hemlock
    • Cedar
    • Arbor Vitae
    • Chestnut
    • Buckeye
    • Box Elder
    • Ash
    • Maple
    • Dogwood
    • Hardy Catalpa
    • Sumac
    • Yellowwood
    • Black Locust
    • Kentucky Coffee-Tree
    • Mimosa Silk Tree
    • Honey Locust
    • Tree of Heaven
    • Mountain-Ash
    • Walnut
    • Hickory
    • Pecan
    • Oak
    • Redbud
    • Orange
    • Sassafras
    • Tupelo
    • Persimmon
    • Pawpaw
    • Magnolia
    • Holly
    • Beech
    • Poplar
    • Cottonwood
    • Balm of Gilead
    • Hackberry
    • Basswood
    • Mulberry
    • Willow
    • Elm
    • Sourwood
    • Juneberry
    • Plum
    • Cherry
    • Hawthorn
    • Crabapple
    • Apple
    • Alder
    • Birch
    • Ironwood
    • Ginkgo
    • Sweet Gum
    • Sycamore
    • Tulip Tree

    May Theilgaard Watts (1893-1975) was a teacher, writer, illustrator, and naturalist. Born in Illinois, she was a pioneer in the field of ecology.

    0.4" H x 5.7" L x 4.0" W

    64 pages

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