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Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Trees : KEY GUIDE Ser. - Leonard Cronin

Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Trees

KEY GUIDE Ser.

Paperback

Published: 1st August 2007
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An authoritative and indispensable guide to Australia's fascinating trees.

This authoritative reference work is the essential guide to Australia's unique and fascinating trees. It features more than 325 species from all parts of the continent. Each tree is beautifully illustrated and described in detail in clear, concise language and there are distribution maps for every species. To make identification fast and simple, there is also a unique, easy-to-use visual key.

About the Author

Leonard Cronin is one of Australia's foremost natural history authors. Trained as a biologist, he is a prolific writer of books and articles about the Australian flora, fauna and environment, bringing his own fascination with the natural world to the general reader. His books include the bestselling Key Guide series of field guides, Australian Flora, A Journey Through Ancient Kingdoms and Natural Wonders and The Australian Animal Atlas. He also contributes a monthly column about Australian wildlife to the ABC's Gardening Australia magazine.

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4.0

Great homeschooling tool

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  • Deeply Informative
  • Easy To Understand
  • Rich Resource

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      Comments about Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Trees:

      I do nature journals with my little home schooled children, and we use this every time we go out.

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      5.0

      beautiful illustrations, easy to identify

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      from Sydney

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      • Deeply Informative
      • Well Written

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        Comments about Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Trees:

        Although it doesn't include all the trees in Australia, how could it? It does talk in great detail amount many of the most significant. I would highly recommend this book, especially the ease of use using the simple key

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        Not great for WA

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        • Deeply Informative

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        • Confusing

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        Comments about Cronin's Key Guide to Australian Trees:

        Very East Coast focused. Tingle, Karri and Tuart are all missing.

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        Introduction
        How to use this guide
        KEYS
        Leaf Shapes
        Non-eucalypts
        Eucalypt Fruits
        Palms and Palm-like Trees
        SPECIES DESCRIPTIONS
        Non-eucalypts
        Eucalypts
        Palms and Palm-like Trees
        Glossary
        Index

        ISBN: 9781741751093
        ISBN-10: 1741751098
        Series: KEY GUIDE Ser.
        Audience: Tertiary; University or College
        Format: Paperback
        Language: English
        Number Of Pages: 192
        Published: 1st August 2007
        Publisher: Allen & Unwin
        Country of Publication: AU
        Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 13.0  x 1.3
        Weight (kg): 0.35
        Edition Number: 1