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Author Stuart, John D.

Title Trees and Shrubs of California.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (882 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; List of Plates; Preface; Introduction; How the Book is Organized; Classification; Nomenclature; How to Use the Book to Identify Trees and Shrubs; California's Forests and Woodlands; Conifers; Key to Genera; Descriptions of Genera and Species; Broadleaved Trees and Shrubs; Key to Groups; Key to Genera; Descriptions of Genera and Species; Appendix A: Genera Grouped by Distinctive Morphological Features; Conifers; Broadleaved Trees and Shrubs; Appendix B: Checklist of Trees and Shrubs; Gnetophytes; Conifers.
Broadleaved Trees and ShrubsGlossary; References; Index; About the Author.
Summary California's varied landscape is characterized by a spectacular abundance of plant life, including a magnificent variety of trees and shrubs. This is the first book to combine the trees and shrubs of California in one accessible field guide. Trees and Shrubs of California identifies and describes native California tree species and most common shrub species. The text is complemented by more than 200 beautiful line drawings, 300 range maps, and 40 color photographs. In their introduction, the authors discuss the dominant vegetation types, climates, principal landforms, and elevations of Californi.
Other author Sawyer, John O.
Pickart, Andrea J.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Trees -- California -- Identification.
Shrubs -- California -- Identification.
Trees -- California -- Pictorial works.
Shrubs -- California -- Pictorial works.
Electronic books.
Field guides.
Pictorial works.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780520935297 (electronic bk.)
0520935292 (electronic bk.)