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Trees : Collins Gem - Alastair H. Fitter

Trees

Collins Gem

By: Alastair H. Fitter, David More (Illustrator)

Paperback

Published: 25th August 2004
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The unrivalled beginner's guide to identifying the most common species of tree in northern Europe. This is the perfect pocket guide for anyone who wants to identify those deciduous or evergreen species they may come across on hill or in dale, in the town or in the countryside. For each tree included in the book, there is a wealth of both textual and visual identification information. Remarkably detailed illustrations show not only the overall shape of the tree but also details of leaf shape, flowers, fruits, and bark. There's also information on the origin of each species, its height, preferred habitat, and growing conditions. Illustrations of cones, catkins, nuts, and fruits allow you to distinguish between similar species at a glance. The introduction covers the life cycle of trees, the establishment of woodland, people's relationship with forests, and how to go about identifying trees, plus the all-important question?what exactly is a tree?

ISBN: 9780007183067
ISBN-10: 0007183062
Series: Collins Gem
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 25th August 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 12.4 x 9.5  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: New edition