Originally published in 1994, and now available in paperback, this authoritative volume provides a comprehensive guide to the 282 species of woody plants found in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, and eastern Missouri. Illustrated with more than 1,150 photographs, this book shows not only leaves and bark, but also buds, flowers, and fruits to help you recognize trees in any season. Complete with a user-friendly identification guide, this beautiful book will be valuable to both specialists and amateurs alike.
Mary E. Wharton (1912–1991) was a professor of biology at Georgetown College. Roger W. Barbour (1919–1993) was a well-known nature photographer and a professor of zoology at the University of Kentucky.
"Indispensable [...] An outstanding series of illustrations."