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Collins Complete Guide to British Trees: A Photographic Guide to every common species

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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 26m
A 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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  • ISBN: 9780008144593
  • ISBN 10: 0008144591
  • Imprint: Collins
  • On Sale: 08/27/2015
  • Pages: 288
  • List Price: 17.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: NATURE / Plants / Trees

Collins Complete Guide to British Trees: A Photographic Guide to every common species by Paul Sterry

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