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Michigan trees : a guide to the trees of the Great Lakes Region / Burton V. Barnes and Warren H. Wagner, Jr.

By: Barnes, Burton Verne, 1930-Contributor(s): Wagner, Warren Herbert, 1920-Publication details: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2004Edition: Rev. and updatedDescription: x, 447 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 0472113526 (cloth : alk. paper); 0472089218 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Trees -- Michigan -- Identification | Trees -- Great Lakes region -- IdentificationDDC classification: 582.16/09774 LOC classification: QK167 | .B27 2004Summary: Publisher description: Now in its tenth decade of publication, Michigan Trees has been, since it was first introduced in 1913, the must-have reference book for anyone who wants to know about the trees of this unique North American region. In this new and updated edition, several new species have been added to the lineup, as well as sections on tree ecology and fall color. Written and illustrated in a style that appeals at once to academic botanists and armchair arborphiles alike, Michigan Trees gives readers everything they need to know for identifying trees in the Great Lakes state. Included with each description are fascinating notes and asides (for example, this tidbit on the jack pine: "Parklike or savanna stands in north-central Michigan are prime habitat for the rare Kirtland's warbler that breeds nowhere else in the world."). Also includes a tree key and identification section illustrated with elegantly simple line drawings that reveal the tiny, signature details that make each tree unique.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-437) and index.

Publisher description: Now in its tenth decade of publication, Michigan Trees has been, since it was first introduced in 1913, the must-have reference book for anyone who wants to know about the trees of this unique North American region. In this new and updated edition, several new species have been added to the lineup, as well as sections on tree ecology and fall color. Written and illustrated in a style that appeals at once to academic botanists and armchair arborphiles alike, Michigan Trees gives readers everything they need to know for identifying trees in the Great Lakes state. Included with each description are fascinating notes and asides (for example, this tidbit on the jack pine: "Parklike or savanna stands in north-central Michigan are prime habitat for the rare Kirtland's warbler that breeds nowhere else in the world."). Also includes a tree key and identification section illustrated with elegantly simple line drawings that reveal the tiny, signature details that make each tree unique.

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