An All-Season Guide to Eastern North America
Michael D. Williams
I have found this to be a great book to identify trees in Eastern North America. Michael D. Williams, the author,worked as an area forester with the Tennessee Division of Forestry. He was widely known for his uncanny ability to explain complicated forestry concepts in terms that were fresh, simple, and practical enough for even novices to understand. This unique identification guide is effective, filled with color photos, and easy to use in winter, spring, summer, and fall Field-tested by forestry experts. Identify trees in any season, not just when they are in full leaf. This field-tested guide features color photos showing bark; branching patterns; fruits, flowers, or nuts; and overall appearance; as well as leaf color and shape--all chosen specifically to illustrate trees in spring, summer, winter, and fall. Accompanying text describes common locations and identifying characteristics. Created for in-the-field or at-home use, this guide includes an easy-to-use key that will help you put a name to any tree by flipping only a few pages. Covers every common tree in eastern North America.Soft cover, 406 pages.
By John Kricher & Gordon Morrison
This Peterson Field Guide includes all the flora and fauna you're most likely to see in the forests of eastern North America. Topics include forest field marks, the varying kinds of forest communities and indicator plants and animals for each type, and the different seasons in the forest. This guide includes 53 full-color plates, 100 color photographs, and more than 60 line drawings, illustrating trees, birds, mammals, wildflowers, mushrooms, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, moths, beetles, and other insects. Measures 7-1/4" x 4-1/2" with 488 pages.
By George A. Petrides & Janet Wehr
This newly designed field guide features detailed descriptions of 455 species of trees native to eastern North America, including the Midwest and the South. The 48 color plates, 11 black-and-white plates, and 26 text drawings show distinctive details needed for identification. Color photographs and 266 color range maps accompany the species descriptions. Measures 7-1/4" x 4-1/2" with 424 pages.
By George A. Petrides & Olivia Petrides
This newly designed field guide features detailed descriptions of 387 species, arranged in six major groups by visual similarity. The 47 color plates and 5 text drawings show distinctive details needed for identification. Color photographs and 295 color range maps accompany the species descriptions. Measures 7-1/4" x 4-1/2" with 428 pages.