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natural history of western trees

Donald Culross Peattie

natural history of western trees

by Donald Culross Peattie

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.),
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Trees -- West (U.S.),
    • Trees -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Donald Culross Peattie ; illustrated by Paul Landacre.
      ContributionsLandacre, Paul, 1893-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK481 .P42 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 751 p. :
      Number of Pages751
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4097949M
      ISBN 100803287011
      LC Control Number80012263

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        Reviews 63 Trees of the Great Basin: A Natural History. By Ronald M. Lanner. (Reno: University of Nevada Press, pages, $ cloth, $ paper.) This is first-rate natural history, combining the pleasure of solid informa­ tion with a certain elevation and grace of style that bring the book into the literary : Thomas J. Lyon.   The Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada (Heyday Books) is wonderful because comprehensive on species, from trees to fungi to birds to plants — and because Laws is an artist, he teaches discernment so well, including how to key a plant. The California Natural History Guides (UC Press) are the most amazing collection of field guides!


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