British Trees: A Photographic Guide to Every Common Species

Paul Sterry

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Published: 07-04-2008

£16.99

An essential guide to every species of tree found in the British Isles outside of arboretums

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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 the tree is used for and its unique 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.

Additional information

Weight 0.59 kg
Dimensions 20 × 135 × 210 mm
Page Count 320