British Trees : A Photographic Guide to Every Common Species, Paperback / softback Book

British Trees : A Photographic Guide to Every Common Species Paperback / softback

Part of the Collins Complete Guide series

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An essential guide to every species of tree found in the British Isles outside of arboretums This easy-to-use guide covers the 360 species of tree that are found in Britain & Ireland.

Each species is covered in detail with information on how to identify, whether from a leaf, twig, bark or whole tree, plus extra information on where the tree grows (including a map), how high they grow, what uses the tree is used for and its unique history. Every species is also comprehensively illustrated with photographs of every useful feature - bark, leaf, seed, flower, twig and whole tree. Sample identification section:Silver Birch Betula pendula (Betulaceae) height to 26mA slender, fast-growing deciduous tree with a narrow, tapering crown when young and growing vigorously.

Older trees acquire a weeping habit, especially if growing in an open, uncrowded situation.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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  • Category: Trees, wildflowers & plants
  • ISBN: 9780007236855

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