Collins Complete Guide to British Trees

A Photographic Guide to every common species
Product Number: EB00624382
Released: Oct 13, 2015
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780008144593
Publisher: Collins
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Description

An essential guide to every species of tree found in the British Isles - outside of arboretums This easy-to-use guide covers the 360 species of tree that are found in Britain & Ireland. Each species is covered in detail with information on how to identify, whether from a leaf, twig, bark or whole tree, plus extra information on where the tree grows (including a map), how high they grow, what uses it is put to and history. Every species is also comprehensively illustrated with photographs of every useful feature - bark, leaf, seed, flower, twig and whole tree. Sample identification section:Silver Birch Betula pendula (Betulaceae) height to 26mA slender, fast-growing deciduous tree with a narrow, tapering crown when young and growing vigorously. Older trees acquire a weeping habit, especially if growing in an open, uncrowded situation.

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Author(s): Paul Sterry
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Aug 27, 2015

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