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  • Trees of the California Sierra Nevada: A New and Simple Way to Identify and Enjoy Some of the World's Most Beautiful and Impressive Forest Trees in a ... majest (Backpacker Field Guide Series)
    by George A Petrides
    ISBN 0964667401 (0-9646674-0-1)
    Softcover, Explorer Pr

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    Geared toward the novice backpacker and seasoned naturalist alike, this compact, trail-handy field guide presents a new and simple way to identify all 99 species of native and naturalized Sierra trees. Using a system unique among botanical field guides, the trees of the area are divided into six major groups, according to conspicuous characteristics. Within those categories, trees are grouped by leaf and twig types enabling the reader to undertake side-by-side comparisons of species that look similar, but may not be related.

  • Trees of the U.S. are easy-to-use regional field guides for backpacking, camping , and other outdoor activities

    For wilderness travelers and backyard naturalists alike, the sheer number and variety of North American trees can make identification a daunting task. For those who have struggled to distinguish the Pacific Yew from the Redwood or the Quaking Aspen from the Fremont Cottonwood comes Trees of the U.S., a user-friendly series of field guides. Ingeniously organized to allow for easy reference, each book in the series offers complete coverage of a given region of the United States and includes detailed and accurate illustrations of each species. Best of all, these guides are compact and lightweight, making them easy to throw in a pack and take along on a hike or camping trip.

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  • Trees of the Pacific Northwest: Including Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nw. Montana, British Columbia, Yukon, & Alaska (Backpacker Field Guide Series)
    by George A Petrides
    ISBN 096466741X (0-9646674-1-X)
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    The Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, Yukon, and Alaska are famous for their breathtaking natural beauty, attracting thousands of visitors every year. This compact field guide presents all 134 tree species that grow in this region and describes the identifying marks for each. Explaining the similarities and differences between species and defining how to classify leafless specimens, this book is an illustrated key to identifying the trees of the region.

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  • Trees of the Pacific Northwest (Trees of the U.S.)
    by George A Petrides
    ISBN 0811731677 (0-8117-3167-7)
    Softcover, Stackpole Books

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    For wilderness travelers and backyard naturalists alike, the sheer number and variety of North American trees can make identification a daunting task. For those who have struggled to distinguish the Pacific Yew from the Redwood or the Quaking Aspen from the Fremont Cottonwood comes Trees of the U.S., a user-friendly series of field guides. Ingeniously organized to allow for easy reference, each book in the series offers complete coverage of a given region of the United States and includes detailed and accurate illustrations of each species. Best of all, these guides are compact and lightweight, making them easy to throw in a pack and take along on a hike or camping trip.

  • Petrides, George A.: Trees of the Rocky Mountains and Intermountain West (Backpacker Field Guides)
  • Trees of the U.S. are easy-to-use regional field guides for backpacking, camping , and other outdoor activities

    For wilderness travelers and backyard naturalists alike, the sheer number and variety of North American trees can make identification a daunting task. For those who have struggled to distinguish the Pacific Yew from the Redwood or the Quaking Aspen from the Fremont Cottonwood comes Trees of the U.S., a user-friendly series of field guides. Ingeniously organized to allow for easy reference, each book in the series offers complete coverage of a given region of the United States and includes detailed and accurate illustrations of each species. Best of all, these guides are compact and lightweight, making them easy to throw in a pack and take along on a hike or camping trip.

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  • Trees (Peterson First Guides (Prebound)) (0613649958) by Petrides, George A.
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    by George A Petrides
    ISBN 0613649958 (0-613-64995-8)
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    An illustrated guide to trees offers the beginning naturalist a survey of 243 common trees from across the United States and Canada, grouped into six categories according to leaf type and arrangement.

  • Trees (Peterson FlashGuides) (0395829984) by Petrides, George A.
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    Trees (Peterson FlashGuides)
    by George A Petrides
    ISBN 0395829984 (0-395-82998-4)
    Softcover, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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    Paperback. Pub Date: 1996 Pages: 12 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt be More Within last 100 species-all the trees most commonly found across the United States and Canada. On Peterson FlashGuides are the most compact and convenient field guides ever made: slim as road maps and ideal for hikers. bikers. canoeists. or anyone who wants to travel light.

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