Tree Finder: A Manual for Identification of Trees by Their Leaves (Eastern Us) (Nature Study Guides) (Paperback)
Guide to identifying native (and some widely introduced) trees of U.S. and Canada east of the Rocky Mountains. Organized as a dichotomous key, the book leads the user through a series of simple questions about the shape or appearance of different parts of a tree. Includes 161 species. Illustrated with line drawings. The small (6- by 4-inch) format fits in pocket or pack to take along on a hike.
About the Author
May Theilgaard Watts (1893-1975) was a teacher, writer, illustrator, and naturalist. Born in Illinois, she was a pioneer in the field of ecology.