A field guide to trees and shrubs : northeastern and north-central United States and southeastern and south-central Canada / George A. Petrides; illustrations by George A. Petrides, Roger Tory Peterson.

Main Author: Petrides, George A.
Other Authors: Peterson, Roger Tory, 1908-1996.
Published: Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin, 1986, 1972.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Series: The Peterson Field Guide Series ; 11A


All the wild trees, shrubs, and woody vines in the area north to Newfoundland, south to North Carolina and Tennessee, and west to the Dakotas and Kansas are described in detail. Accounts of 646 species include shape and arrangement of leaves, height, color, bark texture, flowering season, and fruit. Clear, accurate drawings illustrate leaves, flowers, buds, tree silhouettes, and other characteristics.