Trees by Allen Coombes

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The clearest and sharpest definition guide to over 500 species of trees from around the world. DK Handbook: Trees explains what a tree is, how trees are classified, and how to keep a record of the trees you have seen. Packed with over 1,000 full-colour photographs of more than 500 trees this book cuts through the complicated identification process to enable you to recognize a species instantly. To help in the initial stages of identification, the book provides a visual key that shows the differences between conifers, broadleaves, and palms, identifies each genus by leaf type, and guides you to the correct species entry. Every entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight the tree's chief characteristics and distinguishing features, and a full-colour illustration showing the spread, height, and leaf persistence of the species. A concise glossary defines technical and scientific terms. Compact enough to take out into the field or forest, DK Handbooks: Trees makes identifying nature's giants easier than ever before. Dive straight into this riveting reference guide to trees and explore: - An introduction providing an accessible primer on the basics of trees and identification. - Each entry includes at-a-glance facts for quick reference. - Photographs show close-ups of key details and highlight distinguishing features, making it easy to identify species. - A visual key of leaf type and genus makes identification simple when using the guide out and about Trees is a must-have guide nature lovers and naturalists, ramblers and hikers who want to identify and discover more about different trees. At DK, we believe in the power of discovery. So why stop there? Trees is part of DK's lovely little Handbook Series, where you can glide into the galaxies with Stars and Planets, showcase your knowledge with Shells and find out about Fossils.
Binding: Paperback / softback

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