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Trees: A Field Guide to the Trees of Britain and Northern Europe

Field / Identification GuideIdentification KeyOut of Print
Beautifully illustrated and extremely practical guide.

By: John White, Jill White and S Max Walters

431 pages, 1240 col photos, 146 maps

Oxford University Press

Hardback | May 2005 | #151044 | ISBN: 019851574X
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Portable, simple to use, and packed with more than 1,200 beautiful colour photographs, the Trees of Britain and Northern Europe: A Field Guide helps you to identify over 400 different trees more quickly and easily than ever before. Unique colour-coded symbols allow rapid access to tree groups, enabling you to pinpoint the correct species fast. Information is given for each tree's family, origin, spread, and distribution, as well as guidance on conservation issues, and there are accompanying colour photographs for every tree.

Also included is invaluable general advice on how to identify trees, distinguishing species by their bark, leaf arrangement and texture, smell, fruit, and flowers. There is accessible, authoritative coverage of species in Britain and Northern Europe, including Scandinavia. Contains a unique key that allows rapid access to tree groups, enabling you to pinpoint the correct species fast using a simple process of elimination. With over 1,200 stunning colour photographs and 100 maps this is the definitive family guide for anyone who wants to identify and learn more about the trees around them in a fast and simple way.

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