This comprehensive encyclopedia of North American trees and wild flowers provides an identification guide to some of the most important and best-known plants of the USA and Canada. It is a collection of indigenous and introduced species, and includes those that have been collected, imported and established.
Tony Russell worked in forestry for over 20 years before pursuing a career in writing. Catherine Cutler is the supervisor of the humid tropics biome at the Eden Project, England. Martin Walters worked as Biological Sciences Editor before becoming a freelance writer. Mick Lavelle is a senior lecturer in landscape management at Writtle College, Chelmsford.