Knowing Your Trees Author:Warren D. Brush, G.H. Collingwood Trees, like people, are known best by their characteristics and important contributions to society, and authors Collingwood and Brush, with revisions by Devereux Butcher have shed a revealing light on 182 outstanding American trees. — Actual photographs of each tree, winter and summer-its leaf, bark, flower and fruit are presented. Along with a m... more »ap showing where it grows. In all, there are more than 900 illustrations.
the text, briefly and simply written, describes the botanical features of each tree, its range and habits, its uses and economic importance, the meaning of its scientific name-all of the many details that distinguish it from its fellows of forest and roadside.
In this popular book, now in its 28th printng, the reader will find many friends-old and new alike.
Common and scientific names used in the text conform generally to those accepted and published in Standardized Plant Names as prepared for the American Joint Committee on Horticultural Nomenclature, although in several cases common names in widespread usage have been retained.« less