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Redwoods, Hemlocks & Other Cone-bearing Plants

Parker, Steve (Book - 2009 )
Redwoods, Hemlocks & Other Cone-bearing Plants
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This book introduces you to an interesting group of plants, from the mighty redwoods to the sharp needled spruces. It examines the various types of conifers, their reproductive methods, and how they get their energy. It also looks at the ecological importance of these woody plants and how they are used in industry.
Authors: Parker, Steve, 1952-
Title: Redwoods, hemlocks & other cone-bearing plants
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, 2009
Characteristics: 48 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Steve Parker
Contents: What are conifers?
Prehistoric conifers
How conifers grow
Powered by the sun
Cones and seeds
Conifers of the far north
Coasts and uplands
Hot and dry lands
Conifer swamps
Conifers of the south
Unusual conifers
Ginkgos and gnetums
Cycads
Record breakers
Forests and plantations
Conifer timbers
Conifer products
Conifer conservation
Classification of life
Groups of conifers
Summary: This book introduces you to an interesting group of plants, from the mighty redwoods to the sharp needled spruces. It examines the various types of conifers, their reproductive methods, and how they get their energy. It also looks at the ecological importance of these woody plants and how they are used in industry.
ISBN: 0756542219
9780756542214
Branch Call Number: j 585 P2433r 2009
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index
Subject Headings: Trees Juvenile literature Conifers Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Trees
Conifers
LCCN: 2009012608
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