Contains all you need to identify a tree in the US state, whatever the season. Text and illustrations appear on facing pages for ease of identification. Not since Charles Deam's Trees of Indiana was published in 1953 has the subject been covered so thoroughly. Ecologist Marion T Jackson has selected approximately 101 species of trees, mostly native to the state but also others that are widely naturalized or planted extensively.
"This book will leave Hoosiers with more information about trees thancould be gathered in a lifetime.... This guide is ideal for any naturalist, hiker, landscaper, or student." -- Northern Indiana Lakes, May 2009
Frontispiece The Worthington, Indiana, Sycamore; Preface; Acknowledgments; In Memory of the American Chestnut; Indiana State Tree The Tulip Tree; Species List of Indiana Trees; Introduction Purpose and Plan of the Book; Indiana: An Overview; The Indiana Landscape; Natural Regions Map and Legend; County Map of Indiana; Maps of Environmental Conditions; Indiana's Forestlands and Tree Flora; Maps of Forestlands; Ecological Relationships among Trees; Naming and Identifying Trees; How Trees Are Named; How Trees are Identified; Morphological Characteristics; Use of Keys; Identification Keys; Key to Genera; Section 1. Trees with Leaves Present; Section 2. Trees with Leaves Absent; Keys to Species of Diverse Genera;; Species Descriptions (Alphabetically by Scientific Name);; Excluded Species; Record Trees by Species; Wood Densities of Selected Species; Literature Cited; Glossary; Index; [English/Metric Measurements Conversion (Inside Back Cover)]
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