Identification

Tropical and Subtropical Trees: An Encyclopedia.

Author: 
Margaret Barwick
Publisher: 
Timber Press
Publication Date: 
2004
ISBN: 
0–881–92661–2

cloth, 484 p., $69.95

If you are in a tropical area and are not able to identify the surrounding trees, the answer can easily be found in Timber Press' new comprehensive reference encyclopedia, Tropical and Subtropical Trees by Margaret Barwick.

Volume: 
7
Number: 
1

Flora of the Santa Ana River and Environs With References to World Botany

Author: 
Oscar F. Clarke, Danielle Svehla, Greg Ballmer, and Arlee Montalvo
Publisher: 
Heyday Books
Publication Date: 
2007
ISBN: 
978-1-59714-050-8

paper, 496 pp., $29.95

Under the leadership of an eminent herbarium curator, Oscar F. Clarke, fellow botanists and a team of naturalists gathered information on 900 of the 1,400 plant species that are found on the coastal plain of Southern California. This comprehensive work, the first of its kind for the region, is notable for the depth of its information, which includes not only native plants but also ornamental and utilitarian species found in the garden. Remarkable illustrations of the individual profiles highlight the features of each species.

Volume: 
9
Number: 
6

Trees of New England: A Natural History

Author: 
Charles Fergus
Publisher: 
Globe Pequot Press
Publication Date: 
2005
ISBN: 
0–762–73795–6

paper, 313 p., $16.95

The trees of New England attracted colonists to America, and they still serve as a magnet to many who appreciate their variety. When settlers first sought our shores, the heavily forested landscape indicated wealth in a natural resource that was urgently needed by the mother country. Although many of the old-growth trees have been cut down, naturalist Charles Fergus tells about their natural history from reproduction to their uses by people and animals.

Volume: 
8
Number: 
2

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