Woody Plants of the Northern Forest: A Photographic Guide (Northern Forest Atlas Guides) (Paperback)

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The Northern Forest Region lies between the oak forests of the eastern United States and the boreal forests of eastern Canada. It is, collectively, one of the largest and most continuous temperate forests left in the world and, like much of the biosphere, it is at risk. This guide is an essential companion for those interested in stewardship and conservation of the region.

Through multi-image composite photos that allow for unparalleled depth and clarity, this unique guide illustrates the majority of the 265 species of woody plants present in the forest and its associated communities. With a visual glossary, nineteen quick guides, and five systematic sections, this book is intended as a quick reference for the rapid identification of twigs and leaves. It is an invaluable tool for foresters and an excellent teaching guide for all ages.

Large, easy-to-use format
Easily compare different species
Fully illustrated with high-definition composite images
Accompanying large-scale foldout charts also available

A complete online archive of images and articles, including digital atlases, is available at northernforestatlas.org.

About the Author

Jerry Jenkins directs the Northern Forest Atlas Project. He is author of Climate Change in the Adirondacks: The Path to Sustainability and The Adirondack Atlas: A Geographic Portrait of the Adirondack Park and coauthor of Acid Rain in the Adirondacks: An Environmental History.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781501719684
ISBN-10: 1501719688
Publisher: Comstock Publishing
Publication Date: April 15th, 2018
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: Northern Forest Atlas Guides