Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 240 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 in
Published: June 22, 2001
Publisher: Lone Pine Publishing
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1551052741
ISBN - 13: 9781551052748
From the Publisher
TREES OF ONTARIO is a comprehensive guide to all native and naturalized trees and tall shrubs in the province. Includes 213 species from 31 families: * Notes of interest on edible fruits and on human and wildlife use of the trees * 574 colour photos and illustrations show each tree''s bark, leaves, flowers, fruits or cones, and overall shape * Identification is easy with tips for distinguishing similar species * Range maps and habitat descriptions * Illustrated keys based on leaf, flower, fruit and winter characteristics * Name origins and French names * Illustrated glossary. * Keep this handy book in your backpack for easy reference on hikes and walks, or put it on your cottage bookshelf.
About the Author
LINDA KERSHAW is a best-selling nature author and career botanist who has consulted and done research for Environment Canada, the World Wildlife Fund, the Alberta Forest Service, the Canadian Forest Service and the University of Alberta. Her extensive field work has taken her into the vast Canadian boreal forest as well as above the treeline in the Rocky Mountains, on Ellesmere Island and in New Zealand. Linda now works as a writer and editor when not pursuing two of her favourite pastimes--photography and illustration.