+44 1803 865913
By: Ronald M Lanner
117 pages, 27 col photos, 1 map
Brings together for the first time the captivating facts about bristlecone and foxtail pines - trees that thrive in a harsh environment and live thousands of years - with a special focus on Great Basin bristlecone pine, the oldest tree species on earth.
Author Ronald Lanner exposes the trees' inner workings, taking apart a pine to examine bark, buds, needles, cones, roots, and wood. He follows a tree's life span from seedling to great old age, presenting a new interpretation of stages of growth. He explains the unusual colours and forms that make bristlecones so picturesque, describes how the forces of nature influence the trees' unique shapes, and reveals their secrets of long life. Readers will discover where to go to see these trees and how to identify them.
There are currently no reviews for this book. Be the first to review this book!
Your orders support book donation projects
NHBS never fails to deliver
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985