Peterson Field Guide(R) to Western Trees

4.37 avg rating
( 46 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780395467299: Peterson Field Guide(R) to Western Trees

This newly designed field guide features detailed descriptions of 387 species, arranged in six major groups by visual similarity. The 47 color plates and 5 text drawings show distinctive details needed for identification. Color photographs and 295 color range maps accompany the species descriptions.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation, as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars, and the Peterson Field Guides® are credited with helping to set the stage for the environmental movement.

Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:

TWO-NEEDLE PINYON Pinus edulis Engelm. Pl. 1 A short, round-topped, arid-zone tree mainly of the s. Rockies. Needles 2 per cluster, 3?4–2 in. long, dark green, sharp but not spiny. Cones short, 1–2 in. long, somewhat spherical, with thick, blunt, thornless scales and 2 wingless half-inch nuts per scale. Height 15–20 (50) ft.; diameter 1–2 (3) ft. Dry sites. Similar species: See Lodgepole Pine. Remarks: Like the other nut pines (see Singleleaf Pinyon), the fruits are eagerly sought by wildlife and humans alike. Reported to be the most common tree in N.M. A single- needle population is reported to occur in cen. Ariz. Resin from trunk wounds is said to have been used by Native Americans to waterproof woven bottles and to cement turquoise jewelry.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Petrides, George A.; Peterson, Roger Tory
Published by Houghton Mifflin
ISBN 10: 0395467292 ISBN 13: 9780395467299
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
WCC Corp.
(Moorpark, CA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Houghton Mifflin. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0395467292 New book. Bookseller Inventory # A1-445

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 4.25
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.69
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

George A. Petrides, Roger Tory Peterson, Olivia Petrides
Published by Houghton Mifflin (1992)
ISBN 10: 0395467292 ISBN 13: 9780395467299
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0395467292

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.31
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Petrides, George A., Peterson, Roger Tor
Published by Houghton Mifflin (1992)
ISBN 10: 0395467292 ISBN 13: 9780395467299
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110395467292

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.58
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds