eBook What's that Tree?, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465413448
  • ISBN-13: 9781465413444
  • DDC: 582.16
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

If you're not sure how you tell the difference between a rowan and a whitebeam, or have trouble distinguishing a Serbian spruce from a Scots birch, then this is the book for you. Designed as a beginner's guide to trees, but also handy for a more experienced naturalist, What's That Tree? is an indispensable pocket guide that shows you over 150 trees from around the world and how to tell them apart.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.

Half Title Page.

Title Page.

Copyright Page.

About the Author.

Contents.

Introduction.

1: Identifying Trees.

2: Tree Habit.

3: Leaf Shapes.

4: Leaf Margins.

5: Leaf Arrangement.

6: Bark.

7: Flowers.

8: Seeds.

9: Tree Profiles.

10: Confiners.

11: Long, Thin, Single Leaves.

12: Needlelike, Single Leaves.

Cones.

13: Needlelike Leaves in Clusters.

14: Fan-Shaped Leaves.

15: Scalelike Leaves.

16: Broadleaves: Simple.

17: Hand-Shaped Leaves.

18: Lobed Leaves.

19: Inversely Egg-Shaped Leaves.

20: Egg-Shaped Leaves.

21: Fernlike Leaves.

22: Lance-Shaped Leaves.

23: Lance-Shaped to Elliptic Leaves.

24: Rounded Leaves.

Tree Life Cycle.

25: Elliptic Leaves.

26: Egg-Shaped to Elliptic Leaves.

27: Elliptic to Inversely Egg-Shaped Leaves.

28: Triangular Leaves.

29: Oblong Leaves.

30: Palmlike Leaves.

31: Broadleaves: Compound.

32: Leaves with Leaflets.

33: Leaves with Divided Leaflets.

Winter Twigs and Buds.

34: Hand-Shaped, Divided Leaves.

35: Trifoliate Leaves.

36: Tree Gallery.

37: Scientific Names.

Glossary.

Index.

Acknowledgments.