Gain an overview of the Trees you're most likely to encounter or study first--Pines, firs, oaks, willows, and other tree types are covered in plain language! Illustrations, diagrams and charts will help you in your quest to understand the natural world as you start your studies. The Peterson First Guides ® are condensed versions of the Peterson Field Guides ®. 128 pages, softcover. 3.75" x 7.25".
Now there is a guidebook to trees--one of the most popular subjects in the Peterson Field Guide series--for the beginning naturalist. The 243 trees are grouped into six categories by leaf type and arrangement, making it easier for the beginner to identify unknown species. 200 color illustrations.
Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.