Trees of Texas

Trees of Texas : An Easy Guide to Leaf Identification

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This accessible Texas tree book features: life-sized leaf images for easy identification; field-tested methods; 200 species organized by leaf shape; a regional guide to growing trees; a list of non-native trees; recipes for wild edibles; light and water requirements; and folklore and history.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 338 pages
  • 220.98 x 287.02 x 20.32mm | 1,156.65g
  • Texas A & M University Press
  • College Station, United States
  • English
  • 18 colour and 270 b&w photographs, map, index
  • 1585442429
  • 9781585442423

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"...contains a wealth of fascinating information on both native trees and those introduced species that are widely naturalized. Here beginner and experienced naturalists alike can learn to identify most Texas trees while, at the same time, delving into the folklore, history, and wildlife ecology of the Lone Star State." - John and Gloria Tvetenshow more

About Carmine Stahl

Carmine Stahl is a naturalist and forester, recently retired as program coordinator at Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens and the Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center in Houston, Texas. Ria McElvaney is an attorney, writer, and illustrator, whose idea for this book originated with her own desire to learn about trees and her frustration with the organization of available state tree books.show more

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