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The Urban Tree Book

An Uncommon Field Guide for City and Town
Plotnik, Arthur (Book - 2000)
The Urban Tree Book
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Open The Urban Tree Book and discover the joys of forest trekking--right in your city or town. This first-of-a-kind field guide introduces readers to the trees on their block, in neighborhood parks, and throughout the urban landscape. Unlike traditional tree guides with dizzying numbers of woodland species, The Urban Tree Book explores nature in the city, describing some 200 tree types likely to be found on North America's streets and surrounding spaces, including suburban settings. With telling descriptions and precise botanical detail, this unique guide not only identifies trees but brings them to life through history, lore, anecdotes, up-to-date facts, and hundreds of fascinating characteristics. More than 175 graceful illustrations capture the charm of trees in urban settings and depict leaf, flower, fruit, and bark features for identification and appreciation.nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; The Urban Tree Book will inform even the most knowledgeable plant person and delight urbanites who simply enjoy strolling beneath the shade of welcoming trees. An engaging excursion into the "urban forest," this complete guide to city trees will both entertain and enlighten nature lovers, urban hikers, gardeners, and everyone curious about their environment. Includes a tree planting-and-care section, tree primer, and exploration guide Is backed by the expertise of the renowned Morton Arboretum Incorporates new "urban forestry" perspectives Covers urban trees across the continent Lists key organizations and institutions for tree lovers Selects the best tree sites on the Internet Updates many guides by 20 years
Authors: Plotnik, Arthur
Title: The urban tree book
an uncommon field guide for city and town
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, c2000
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xiv, 432 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Arthur Plotnik ; in consultation with the Morton Arboretum ; illustrated by Mary H. Phelan
Additional Contributors: Morton Arboretum
ISBN: 0812931033
Branch Call Number: 582.16 P729u 2000
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-393) and indexes
Subject Headings: Trees United States Identification Trees in cities United States Guidebooks
Topical Term: Trees
Trees in cities
LCCN: 99042452
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