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New York City Trees: A Field Guide to the Metropolitan Areas

Field / Identification Guide

By: Edward Sibley Barnard

240 pages, Col photos, col illus, maps

Columbia University Press

Paperback | Sep 2002 | #132975 | ISBN: 0231128355
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About this book

Field guide to the trees of New York and the metropolitan region. Contains photographs, tree silhouettes, leaf and fruit morphologies and is divided into four sections: "The Best Places to See Trees," full of insider's tips and helpful maps; "New York City's Great Trees," a directory of the oldest, strangest, most beautiful trees; "The Tree Guide," arranged for ease of identification by leaf shape and size; and, finally, "Sources and Resources" for future investigation.

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Biography

Edward Sibley Barnard is an editor, writer, and photographer specializing in fully illustrated how-to and nature books for adults and children. He lives and tree-watches in New York City.

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