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  • Trees of the U.S. (Series)
    George & Olivia Petrides.  An easy-to-use series of regional field guides offering complete coverage.  Includes detailed and accurate illustrations of each species.  Compact and lightweight, making them easy to throw in a pack and take along on a hike or camping trip.
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    Covers 174 natural & naturalized trees. 4-1/2 x 7/1/4, 112p, 7 b&w photos & 180 illustrations, 2005.
    T1650 paperback ..........US $9.95 CAN $13.95

    Covers 99 natural & naturalized trees. 4-1/2 x 7/1/4, 80p, 2 b&w photos & 96 illustrations, 2005.
    T1669 paperback ..........US $9.95 CAN $13.95

    Covers 134 natural & naturalized trees. 4-1/2 x 7/1/4, 112p, 9 b&w photos & 148 illustrations, 2005.
    T1677 paperback ..........US $9.95 CAN $13.95

    Covers 215 natural & naturalized trees. 4-1/2 x 7/1/4, 112p, 162 b&w illustrations, 2005.
    T1685 paperback ..........US $9.95 CAN $13.95

    Northeastern U.S. & Canada

    FOREST TREES: A Guide to the Eastern United States
    Lisa Samuelson, Michael Hogan.  Presents 273 major and minor tree species found in the forests of the eastern United States.  Couples concise descriptions with color photographs of leaves, flowers, twigs, fruit, and bark of each species.  Key features include: “quick guides” highlighting features to help differentiate confusing species; form characteristics, habitat and ecology, and common forest associates; wildlife, landscape, wood, ecological and historical uses; binomial name derivations and common names, and; range maps.  User-friendly format and minimal technical language.  A definitive identification guide to the region’s common tree species.  8-1/4 x 10-1/4, 560p, 1000+ color photos, maps, 2006. OVERSIZE.
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    F8944 hardcover ..........US $82.95 CAN $92.00

    TREES OF ILLINOIS (Including Tall Shrubs)
    Linda Kershaw, Christopher Dunn, Clem Hamilton.  Describes 298 species - all native and naturalized trees and tall shrubs in the state.  For each species, includes color photos and illustrations of bark, leaves, flowers, fruits or cones, and overall shape.  Features: a pictorial guide; tips for distinguishing similar species; range maps and habitat descriptions; notes on edible fruits and on human and wildlife use of the tree, and; more.  A handy, comprehensive guide for botanists, foresters, horticulturists, and amateur naturalists. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 304p, color photos & illustrations, maps, 2007.
    T4752 paperback ..........US $20.95 CAN $24.95

    Richard DeGraaf, Paul Sendak.  Describes 82 species of forest trees (native coniferous and deciduous trees as well as naturalized exotics) and 20 common shrubs found in the region.  Offers taxonomy, range, and detailed notes on botanical features (leaves, buds, bark, twigs, flowers and fruit), as well as information on habitats, history, wildlife values, uses, and more.  A handy, practical field guide to forest trees for naturalists of all ages and abilities. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 280p, 168 b&w illustrations & line drawings, maps, 2006.
    N5453 paperback .........US $22.95 CAN $30.95
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    Linda Kershaw.  A comprehensive guide to all native and naturalized trees and tall shrubs in the state (254 species).  Includes notes of interest on edible fruits and on human and wildlife use of the trees.  Photographs and illustrations show each tree's bark, leaves, flowers, fruits or cones, and overall shape.  Features include tips for distinguishing similar species, range maps and habitat descriptions, as well as illustrated keys based on leaf, flower, fruit and winter characteristics. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 272p, 500+ color photos & illustrations, 2006.
    T0073 paperback ..........US $20.95 CAN $26.95

    WEEDS OF THE WOODS: small trees and shrubs of the eastern forest (3/e)
    Glen Blouin.  Includes twenty (20) species or groups of species that provide a cross-section of some of the most common wild trees and shrubs in the eastern forest (deemed as “weeds” by loggers since they have no commercial value).  Color photographs and concise descriptions assist readers in identifying individual species by leaf, bark, flower, and fruit.  Includes facts on each plant’s habitat, importance in the larger ecosystem, and its ornamental and medicinal uses.  More than an identification guide.  Using early aboriginal and colonial accounts, Blouin provides a glimpse of the forest’s shared history with humans.  A handy, insightful guide to these wild trees and shrubs of eastern North America. 6 x 9, 125p, color photos, 2012.
    W9500 paperback..........US $17.95 CAN $18.95

    FOR THE LOVE OF TREES: A Guide to the Trees of Ottawa’s Central Experimental Farm Arboretum
    Richard Hinchcliff, Roman Popadiouk.  An illustrated tribute to the unique collection of trees at this national historic site.  Profiles ninety-two (92) tree species, including the shape of the tree, its leaves, flowers, bark and fruit, as well as its location and historical commentary by former Arboretum curators.  Color-coded maps suggest tree discover walks.  An excellent learning tool displaying the beauty of this site and, in so doing, honors trees everywhere. 6 x 8-1/4, 256p, 580+ color photos, 75 drawings, maps, 2007.
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    F3738 paperback .........US $22.95 CAN $24.95

    James Lassoie, et al., eds..  A compact reference provides detailed descriptions of twenty-seven (27) tree species commonly found in the U.S. Northeast.  Each vignette contains a physical description, as well as information on distribution and habitat, life history, management concerns, and common diseases, insects, and injuries.  Includes what products and uses of the wood and often the history and folklore about the species.  Line drawings detail leaves, seeds, fruits, flowers, and winter twigs.  A good local resource. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 278p, line drawings, range maps, 1997.
    F0128 paperback..........US $19.95 CAN $27.95
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    Marilyn Dwelley.  A layperson's guide to the woody plants found in New England.  Includes three hundred and thirty (330) species of trees, shrubs and smaller woody species (i.e. vines and brushy plants), the most of which are native to the area.  Color illustrations accompany concise descriptions that include leaf, flower, fruit, winter buds, wood, and sometimes bark characteristics.  Contains Latin and common names, plus notes on growth habits and range.  A user-friendly reference for any naturalist. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 276p, 318 color illustrations, 1980, 2000.
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    T4919 hardcover..........US $29.95 CAN $40.95
             ON SALE..........US $26.95 CAN $32.95........ only 2 copies remaining!

    FOREST LEAVES: How to Identify Trees and Shrubs of Northern New England
    Henry Ives Baldwin.   A simple, handy reference guide.  Intended to assist lay people in the identification of twenty-eight (28) different families of trees and shrubs common in northern New England. 6 x 9, 256p, 132 b&w drawings, 1993.
    F9435 paperback..........US $14.95 CAN $19.95

    MICHIGAN TREES: A Guide to the Trees of the Great Lakes Region (Revised and updated)
    Burton Barnes, Warren Wagner, Jr..  Now in its tenth decade of publication, "… the number-one book for tree identification in Michigan and the Great Lakes."  Everything readers need to know for identifying 115 tree species.  Features identifying line drawings (i.e. leaf, twig, flower, flowering shoot, fruit, cone, etc.), contrasting key characters, and vegetative keys to genera and species.  Revision adds new species and sections on fall color and hybridization. 6 x 9, 400p, 125 b&w line drawings, tables, maps, 2004.
    M9218 paperback..........US $19.95 CAN $26.95

    CITY OF TREES: The Complete Field Guide to the Trees of Washington, D.C. (revised ed.)
    Melanie Choukas-Bradley, Polly Alexander.  A handy field guide readily useable outside of Washington.  Part One features a guide to the highlights of the "City of Trees."  Part Two contains an illustrated botanical guide to more than 300 species.  Concise descriptions combine with detailed drawings of leaves, berries, nuts, cones, and seeds.  Includes discussions of the trees' botanical histories and native habitats. 4-1/2 x 9, 368p, 8p color-photo insert, b&w illustrations, 1981, 1987.
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    C3205 paperback..........US $12.95 CAN $17.95

    TREES OF NEW YORK STATE: Native and Naturalized
    Donald Leopold.  A comprehensive identification guide to nearly 150 tree species of New York, the Northeast, and much of eastern North America.  Each species description includes a summary of its key identification characteristics and extensive details on its leaves, flowers, fruit, winter characteristics, and bark.  Provides facts on each tree's habit, habitat and range, as well as uses, including wood properties and value, landscaping, and restoration projects.  A book with appeal to both the tree novice and expert, plus the casual and accomplished outdoor enthusiasts alike. 9-1/2 x 10-1/2, 336p, 350 color photos, 150 drawings, 2003. OVERSIZE.
    T0026 hardcover..........US $95.00 CAN $134.95

    TREES OF PENNSYLVANIA and the Northeast
    Charles Fergus.  Natural history narratives and identification information for some 60 species of trees, common and uncommon, found throughout Pennsylvania and the northeastern United States.  Combines personal observations with identification details, range, growth patterns, seasonal adaptations, natural history, past and present uses, as well as population trends.  A highly readable handbook and ready reference. 6 x 9, 320p, 60 b&w line drawings, 2002.
    T0926 paperback..........US $19.95 CAN $26.95

    ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO TREES AND SHRUBS: A Handbook of the Woody Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada (revised edition)
    Arthur Graves.  Covers all woody plants - trees, shrubs, and vines, both wild and cultivated - commonly found in the Northeast United States and adjacent parts of Canada.  Contains easy-to-use keys.  A handy illustrated handbook. 6-1/8 x 9-1/4, 288p, 300+ pen & ink drawings, 1992.
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    I2583 paperback..........US $9.95 CAN $13.95

    NORTH WOODS: An Inside Look at the Nature of Forests in the Northeast
    Peter Marchard.  A different kind of field guide.  Beyond identifying plant species, this book examines the natural and man-made influences (i.e. Ice Age, when the North wind blows, plant succession, etc.) that shape the ecology of northern forests, alpine areas, and bogs - with particular attention to the Adirondacks and northern New England.  An informative source of natural history, as well as a take-along guide for anyone exploring the mountain trails, rivers, and backroads of the Northeast. 5-1/4 x 8-1/2, 141p, b&w photos & illustrations, 1987.
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    N6640 paperback..........US $10.95 CAN $14.95

    Stew Hilts.  An identification guide to the most common trees of Ontario (excepting a few rarer Carolinian species).  Uses a very simple key to help identify coniferous and deciduous trees.  Well illustrated, with a few additional illustrations of bark, ferns, and spring wildflowers.  An easy-to-use pocket guide to help anyone get to know the trees of the Province. 4 x 5-1/2, 69p, line drawings, 1997, 2009.
    P4560 paperback..........US $6.00 CAN $6.00

    Linda Kershaw.  A visual, comprehensive field guide that makes tree identification quick and accurate.  Describes 213 species, encompassing all native and naturalized trees and tall shrubs in Ontario.  Color photographs and illustrations show each tree’s bark, leaves, flowers, fruits or cones, and overall shape.  Detailed botanical information on each species, human uses, ecology, tips for distinguishing similar species, and more.  One of the best local references. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 240p, 574 color photos + illustrations, range maps, 2001.
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    T2741 softcover..........US $19.95 CAN $21.95

    TREES OF NOVA SCOTIA: A Guide to Native and Exotic Species 
    Gary Saunders.  A guide to the forty-five (45) native and introduced species of hardwoods and softwoods found in the province.  Descriptions include: identifying and distinguishing characteristics; detailed illustrations; uses of wood; primary natural enemies, and; more.  A handy reference for identifying local trees. 6 x 8-1/2, 112p, b&w illustrations, 1996, reprint 2005.
    T1232 paperback ..........US $14.95 CAN $16.95
          ON SALE............US $8.95 CAN $9.95........ limited quantity available!

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    B1304 paperback..........US $10.00 CAN $10.00

    Southern U.S.

    NATIVE TREES OF THE SOUTHEAST: An Identification Guide
    L. Katherine Kirkman, Claud Brown, Donald Leopold.  Identifies more than 225 trees native to the Southeast (from the Carolinas and eastern TN south through GA into northern FL and west through AL, MS, LA, and AR into eastern TX).  Nearly 600 photographs illustrate leaves, flowers and fruits or cones, bark, and twigs with buds.  Concise descriptions accompanied by keys for plants in both summer and winter conditions, as well as over 200 range maps.  Includes crucial differences to help distinguish between similar species.  A practical, compact, i.d. field guide for the diverse woody plants of the region.  6 x 9, 372p, 493 color photos, 98 b&w photos, 16 line drawings, 226 maps, 2007.
    N8283 flexibind ..........US $34.95 CAN $46.95

    FOREST TREES: A Guide to the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic Regions of the United States
    Lisa Samuelson, Michael Hogan.  Identifies over 239 forest tree species common to the southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.  Color photographs of leaf, twig, bark, flower, and fruit characteristics combine with concise species descriptions that include: common names; a "Quick Guide" stressing key features; descriptions of leaves, twigs, bark, flower, fruit, and form; habitat and ecology; the species' uses, and; geographical range.  A comprehensive, regional tree identification reference. 8 x 10-1/4, 429p, 800+ color photos, 2002.
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    hardcover ..........US $82.95 CAN $92.00

    Wilbur & Marion Duncan.  A popular guide to identify every known tree of the southeastern United States.  Contains over 300 species, native and introduced, from the Coastal Plain to the highest elevations.  Features easy identification keys, common and scientific names, distribution maps, an introduction on basic leaf, flower, and stem structures, as well as a glossary of identifying terms. 6 x 9, 336p, 281 color photos, 57 line drawings, 253 distribution maps, 1 endleaf map, 2000.
    T2717 paperback..........US $27.95 CAN $38.95
              ON SALE...........US $22.95 CAN $31.95........ only 2 copies remaining!

    TREES OF FLORIDA: A Reference and Field Guide (2/e)
    Gil Nelson.  Revised, updated edition of the first comprehensive guide to the amazing variety of tree species found in Florida's tropical and temperate forests.  Includes all native and naturalized trees, approximately 530 species.  Serves as both a reference and a field guide.  Easy-to-use format helps the reader answer the question "What tree is that?" by focusing on the families of Florida's trees.  Species accounts include descriptions of key identification characteristics and statewide distribution data.  Most are illustrated with line drawings, color images, or both.  An expanded update of this popular regional guide. 6 x 9, 480p, 612 color photos, 420 line drawings, 2010.
    T4757 paperback..........US $24.95 CAN $34.95

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    G9458 paperback..........US $14.95 CAN $19.95

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    T4806 paperback..........US $24.95 CAN $29.95

    Western U.S. and Canada

    Mike Fenger, Stewart Guy, Peter Bradford.  From woodpeckers to bats and bears, this book explores the fascinating links between the tree-dependent wildlife and the trees that provide them with vital habitat.  Explains what wildlife trees are and how they are used by sixty-six (66) species of birds and mammals resident in the province.  A book for anyone interested in or involved with forests, from foresters and government officials to naturalists and woodlot owners. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 336p, 200 color photos, 28 b&w illustrations, 90 maps, 2006.
    W0714 paperback ..........US $24.95 CAN $29.95

    NORTHWEST TREES: Identifying and Understanding the Region's Native Trees (2/e)
    Stephen Arno.  How can you distinguish a Noble fir from a Grand fir?  Or a Quaking Aspen from a Sitka Alder?  Arno, along with drawings by Ramona Hammerly, show how in their classic guide to identifying and appreciating Northwest trees.  Covers WA, OR, ID, WY, MT, and north into Canada (B.C. + SW Alberta).  Identify more than sixty (60) species of wild Northwestern trees by characteristic shape, size, needles or leaves, and cones or seeds.  "…No other guide on the market duplicates their blend of expertise and visual artistry." 7 x 10, 258p, 250+ b&w illustrations, 1997, 2007.
    N0410 paperback..........US $21.95 CAN $29.95

    OUR SYLVAN HERITAGE: A Guide to the Magnificent Trees of the South Fraser
    Susan Murray.  A celebration of the magnificent Heritage Trees of the South Fraser Region of British Columbia.  Features concise descriptions of over 350 different trees, including their native origin, with leaf and flower characteristics of each species.  Contains key points to identify each type of tree, including color photos illustrating tree form, flower and fall color.  Identifies of locations where individual or groups of trees can easily be viewed, including tourist destinations, plus walking & cycling tours. 6 x 9, 304p, color photos, historical sketches, maps, 2004.
    O7819 paperback ..........US $19.95 CAN $19.95

    Reese Halter, Nancy Turner.  Describes forty-nine (49) of the most common native trees of the province.  Accompanied by illustrations, concise entries include details on appearance, occurrence, bark, leaves, flowers, fruit, wood, use by First peoples, and other interesting facts.  A pocket-sized, identification guidebook for the expert and amateur alike. 5-1/2 x 4-1/4, 96p, 2 b&w photos, 279 b&w illustrations, 50 maps, 2003.
    N4338 paperback..........US $8.95 CAN $9.95

    NORTHWEST TREES (revised ed.)
    Stephen F. Arno, Ramona P. Hammerly.  Identifies thirty-six (36) tree species native to the Pacific Northwest by characteristic shape and size, needles or leaves, cones or seeds.  Details each tree’s significance in human history.  Explains how each species grows and adapts to its environment.  Includes a 10-page illustrated key to tree identification.  A good reference to trees found throughout this region. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 238p, 100+ b&w illustrations, 1999.
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    N0503 paperback..........US $14.95 CAN $22.95
             ON SALE..........US $12.95 CAN $16.95........ only 1 copy remaining!

    WESTERN TREES: A Field Guide
    Maggie Stuckey, George Palmer.  Identifies the major native trees of western North America – from San Francisco to Alaska and from Denver to the Pacific.  Illustrations of leaves, needles, cones, and tree shapes accompany detailed descriptions.  Includes the commercial value of various kinds of timber and native folklore regarding certain species.  Easy-to-use and not too technical.  A handy field guide. 6 x 9, 143p, b&w illustrations, 1998.
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    W6234 paperback..........US $10.95 CAN $14.95

    FIELD GUIDE TO OLD-GROWTH FORESTS: Explore the Ancient Forest of CA, OR, WA & B.C.
    Larry Eifert.  An illustrated field guide to the old-growth forests of the Pacific Northwest and Northern California.  Includes maps and directions on where to find these ancient forests, with natural history information. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 96p, 50 b&w illustrations, 2000.
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    F234X paperback..........US $11.95 CAN $15.95

    T. Christopher Brayshaw.  A comprehensive reference to all known woody plants, native or naturalized, in British Columbia.  Describes almost 300 species of trees and shrubs, as well as many subspecies and varieties.  Each description is accompanied by
    detailed illustrations of leaves, flowers, fruit and woody parts.  Effective keys and comparative diagrams aid in identification.  Technically complete, yet easy to use - "the definitive guide." 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 400p, color, b&w illustrations, 1996.
    T5641 paperback..........US $25.95 CAN $25.95

    TREES & SHRUBS OF ALBERTA: A Habitat Field Guide
    Kathleen Wilkinson.  A pictorial guide to Alberta’s native and naturalized trees and shrubs.  Includes historic and native uses of plants.  A good regional reference revealing the diversity of arboreal life in the Province. 5-1/2 x 8-1/2, 192p, photos & illustrations, 1995.
    T3391 paperback..........US $17.95 CAN $19.95

    Bruce M. Pavlik, et al..  Winner - 1992 Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Regional Book.  The definitive popular guide to California’s native oaks.  Combines color photographs, maps and illustrations, with a wealth of scientific information. 7-1/2 x 10, 184p, 150+ color and historic b&w photos, illustrations, range maps, 1990.
    O0519 paperback..........US $22.95 CAN $31.95

    Robert Lanner.  An informative guide to the state’s native cone-bearing trees and shrubs.  Contains illustrations and photographs, detailed identification information for each species, facts on habitat, distribution, uses, and place in the early botanical and historical literature of the state. 7 x 9-1/4, 288p, 165 color photos, illustrations and range maps, 1999.
    C0535 paperback..........US $24.95 CAN $34.95

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