Bark

A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast

Author: Michael Wojtech,Tom Wessels

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781584658528

Category: Nature

Page: 264

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What kind of tree is that? From Maine to New York, you'll never be stumped again with this handy companion to the trees of the Northeast, either out in the woods or in your own backyard.

Baumrinden

Author: Hugues Vaucher

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783432987910

Category: Bark

Page: 255

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Dendrologie.

A Beginner's Guide to Recognizing Trees of the Northeast

Author: Mark Mikolas

Publisher: The Countryman Press

ISBN: 1682681114

Category: Nature

Page: 224

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Identify maple, ash, oak, and more with easy-to-learn visual techniques. In this friendly and approachable field guide, writer and avid hiker Mark Mikolas shares a unique approach for year-round tree identification. His method, which centers on the northeastern United States where 20 species make up the majority of trees, will prepare readers to recognize trees at a glance, even in winter when leaves and flowers are not present. Mikolas’s secret is to focus on the key characteristics of each tree—black cherry bark looks like burnt potato chips; beech and oak trees keep their leaves in winter; spruce needles are pointed while balsam fir needles are soft and rounded at the ends. Some trees can even be identified by scent. Location maps for each of the 40 species covered and more than 400 photographs illustrating key characteristics make the trees easy to identify. Mikolas also explains how to differentiate between similar and commonly confused trees, such as red maple and sugar maple. A Beginner’s Guide to Recognizing Trees of the Northeast is a book to keep close at hand wherever trees grow.

Trees of Pennsylvania and the Northeast

Author: Charles Fergus

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811720922

Category: Nature

Page: 272

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Common and uncommon tree species described in engaging detail Covers trees found in small woodlots, deep forests, backyards, and reverting fields With populations of both northern and southern trees, Pennsylvania is home to a truly diverse array of species. This book describes more than 60 species of trees found in Pennsylvania and the northeastern United States in a straightforward, informative style. Includes identification details, range, growth patterns, seasonal adaptations, natural history, past and present uses, and current and future population trends, along with the author's personal observations of the trees themselves--what their nuts taste like, their barks feel like, or what it's like to see them in the wild. An invaluable addition to any nature-lover's library.

A Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs

Northeastern and North-Central United States and Southeastern and South-Central Canada

Author: George A. Petrides

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395353707

Category: Nature

Page: 428

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All the wild trees, shrubs, and woody vines in the area north to Newfoundland, south to North Carolina and Tennessee, and west to the Dakotas and Kansas are described in detail. Accounts of 646 species include shape and arrangement of leaves, height, color, bark texture, flowering season, and fruit. Clear, accurate drawings illustrate leaves, flowers, buds, tree silhouettes, and other characteristics.

Drawing Trees and Leaves

Observing and Sketching the Natural World

Author: Julia Kuo,Michael Wojtech

Publisher: Curious Artist

ISBN: 1631592602

Category: Art

Page: 144

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Capture the essence of the forest with Drawing Trees and Leaves. Trees are a perennially inspiring subject for artists. Think of their beautiful multicolored leaves in the fall, or the way the snow settles on their branches in the winter. Start by learning how to identify trees and leaves, their benefit and life stages, the oldest trees, famous forests, and other fascinating aspects and phases of growth. Then, use this inspiration paired with charming prompts to draw the diverse beauty of these endlessly captivating and beautiful subjects. Flip this book open vertically; these are drawings of tall trees!

A Field Guide to Rocky Mountain and Southwest Forests

Author: John C. Kricher

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395928974

Category: Nature

Page: 374

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Describes the different kinds of forests found in the southwestern United States and identifies and describes the plants and animals found in each habitat

Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America

Author: David Beadle,Seabrooke Leckie

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547727437

Category: Nature

Page: 752

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There are thousands of moth species in the northeast of North America, and while it might seem that they are all drab grays and browns, there is actually a startling variety. They come in a rainbow of colors, from brilliant oranges and pinks to soft greens and violets. There are moths with colorful leopard-like spots, and ones that look more like B-movie aliens; some that are as large as your hand, and others the size of a grain of rice. With helpful tips on how to attract and identify moths, range maps and season graphs showing when and where to find each species, and clear photographs that use the unique Peterson arrow system for easy identification, this guide provides everything an amateur or experienced moth-watcher needs. Sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jon Lloyd Dunn,Jonathan K. Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9780792253143

Category: Nature

Page: 503

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A completely revised and updated fifth edition of the popular birding handbook provides identification tips, full-color artwork, new locator and range maps, information on behavior and nesting, new plumage and species classification data, and other valuable facts about more than eight hundred North American birds. Original. 75,000 first printing.

Discover Nature in Winter

Author: Elizabeth P. Lawlor

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811727198

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 198

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Introduces common living things that continue to make a living during the winter and suggests activities for discovering what each creature looks like, where it lives, and how it survives.

Field Guide to the Frogs of Australia

Revised Edition

Author: Michael Tyler,Frank Knight

Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

ISBN: 0643103988

Category: Nature

Page: 210

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This revised and updated guide provides concise accounts of all the known frogs of Australia.

The Trees of Florida

A Reference and Field Guide

Author: Gil Nelson

Publisher: Pineapple Press Inc

ISBN: 9781561640553

Category: Gardening

Page: 338

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* First comprehensive guide to Florida's amazing variety of trees. * Covers both natives & exotics. * Useful to the naturalist, professional botanist, landscape architect & weekend gardener. * Includes suggested field sites for observing the species described. * Line drawings by Marvin Cook show a combination of typical leaves, fruits & flowers. * Color photos where color is important in identification. Dr. Gil Nelson is the author of Exploring Wild North Florida & Exploring Wild Northwest Florida, also published by Pineapple Press. "Thick enough to be inclusive but compact enough to carry on a walk in the woods."--Tallahassee Democrat. "Clear & useful to all levels of botanists...(with) some of the best photos of difficult to photograph plants. A welcome addition to the Florida field guide literature."--Carol Lippincott, botanist.

Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America

Author: Eric R. Eaton,Kenn Kaufman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618153107

Category: Nature

Page: 391

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Highlighted by more than two thousand digitally enhanced color photographs, a comprehensive guide to the insects of North America contains information--including life histories, behaviors, and habitats--on every major group of insects found north of Mexico.

Muenscher's Keys to Woody Plants

An Expanded Guide to Native and Cultivated Species

Author: Edward A. Cope,Walter Conrad Leopold Muenscher

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780801487026

Category: Gardening

Page: 337

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This major expansion and revision of W. C. Muenscher's popular reference work brings a wealth of botanical knowledge up to date in an easy-to-access format. Muenscher's Keys to Woody Plants enables its users to identify trees and shrubs in all seasons by means of diagnostic field characteristics including leaves, fruits, buds, twigs, and bark.Keys to Woody Plants was first published privately in 1922; Cornell University Press published the sixth edition in 1950. The new and expanded version of this classic identification tool for horticulturists, botanists, foresters, and ecologists treats 335 genera and 1,156 species of woody plants found in the northeastern United States. This is more than double the number covered by Muenscher's sixth edition and includes 570 cultivated species. Edward A. Cope's revision:* teaches concepts and terms necessary to all botanical identification* retains the simple structure of Muenscher's original keys* brings the nomenclature into line with current use* provides both a comprehensive key—including native, introduced, and cultivated species—and, for ease of use in the field, a separate key devoted to native and naturalized introduced species.*meets the needs of both novices and seasoned professionals * includes a bibliography of resources that allow the reader to move beyond identification and learn more about the woody plants

Trees of New England

A Natural History

Author: Charles Fergus,Amelia Hansen

Publisher: Falcon Guides

ISBN: 9780762737956

Category: Nature

Page: 313

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"Trees of New England is a natural history of the more than seventy tree species that grow in New England. The book includes detailed illustrations and range maps"--Provided by publisher.