Trees Of Texas Field Guide

Author: Stan Tekiela
Publisher: Adventure Publications
ISBN: 9781591932154
Size: 27.86 MB
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Trees are all around, but how much do you know about them? With this handy field guide, you can make tree identification simple, informative and productive. Learn about 180 Texas trees, organized in the book by leaf type and attachment. Fact-filled information contains the information you want to know, while full-page photos provide the visual detail needed for accurate identification. Trees are fascinating and wonderful, and this is the perfect introduction to them.

Trees Of Central Texas

Author: Quick Reference Publishing
Publisher: Quick Reference Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780982490525
Size: 71.97 MB
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A back-pocket, portable, yet comprehensive field guide to the many trees native to the Central Texas region. Includes gorgeous, detailed, full-color illustrations of the tree shapes, leaves, fruits, and flowers?the distinguishing features of 54 species of native trees. Categorized by size?with a special sections for Oaks. Also includes a section on tree growth and anatomy, as well as the leaf shapes, fruits, seeds, nuts, cones, or pods that will enable you to confidently identify the many native trees you'll encounter on the meadows, hills, trails, and roadsides of the area. Made in Texas

Trees Of East Texas

Author: Robert A. Vines
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 147730696X
Size: 65.13 MB
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This comprehensive and compact field guide covers the richest plant-life region in the state—the Upper Gulf Coast Prairie, the Post Oak Savannah, and the Pineywoods of east Texas. Eastern, northern, Gulf coast, and western Texas trees occur together in the Big Thicket area of the Pineywoods, where abundant rainfall and mild temperatures also make possible much tropical growth. Trees of East Texas is drawn from Robert A. Vines' monumental Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of the Southwest (University of Texas Press, 1960). Without sacrificing the essential detail of the original work, this guide has been designed to travel info the field for on-the-spot identification. Meant to be carried and consulted, Trees of East Texas is conveniently organized, and virtually every description is accompanied by a finely executed illustration. This book contains new and updated information, and every native and naturalized tree in the area is identified. In addition to the technical descriptions, the author provides, in his "Remarks" sections, common names and fascinating bits of history and lore on each tree cited.

Trees Of Texas

Author: Carmine A. Stahl
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
ISBN: 9781585442423
Size: 32.76 MB
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Organized by leaf shape, looks at more than two hundred species, both native and naturalized, presenting the formal Latin name, popular name, types of leaves, typical full height, family, and where it can be found in Texas.

A Field Guide To Trees And Shrubs

Author: George A. Petrides
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395353707
Size: 55.93 MB
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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.

A Field Guide To Texas Trees

Author: Benny J. Simpson
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
ISBN: 1461661919
Size: 20.12 MB
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This guide helps you sort out thsi Texas greenery that, in sheer loveliness, is second to none. This descriptive handbook helps you identify the more than 220 trees considered to be native to Texas, plus the 30 speices that have become naturalized.

Famous Trees Of Texas

Author: Gretchen Riley
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 1623492386
Size: 72.18 MB
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Famous Trees of Texas was first published in 1970 by the Texas Forest Service (now Texas A&M Forest Service), an organization created in 1915 and charged with protecting and sustaining the forests, trees, and other related natural resources of Texas. For the 100-year anniversary of TFS, the agency presents a new edition of this classic book, telling the stories of 101 trees throughout the state. Some are old friends, featured in the first edition and still alive (27 of the original 81 trees described in the first edition have died); some are newly designated, discovered as people began to recognize their age and value. All of them remain “living links” to the state’s storied past.

Cacti Of Texas And Neighboring States

Author: Del Weniger
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292710852
Size: 34.67 MB
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An illustrated field guide to the cacti of Texas and surrounding states.

Trees Shrubs And Vines Of The Texas Hill Country

Author: Jan Wrede
Publisher: TAMU Press
ISBN:
Size: 75.92 MB
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If you imagine the Texas Hill Country solely as dry limestone slopes of cedar and scrub oak, prepare to have your eyes opened. The Edwards Plateau, upon which the Hill Country sits, is also a land of lush cypress-lined streams, diverse thickets, and shady hardwood bottomlands. Edged by canyonlands and intersected by creeks, these rocky hills support an abundance of trees, shrubs, and vines that provide food and cover for wildlife and create a distinct and durable landscape. In this book, Jan Wrede has compiled a field guide to more than 125 species of mostly native, mostly woody plants of the Texas Hill Country. A thoughtful introduction discusses deer, cedar, water, oak wilt, and invasive species—timely issues of increasing importance for a growing number of Texas landowners. Plant descriptions contain information about the leaves, flowers, fruit, and bark of each plant and also give insights into the species’ range and habits. A color photograph accompanies each account. Especially useful is a comprehensive plant chart with tips about color, scent, flowering period, height, site preference, and wildlife and livestock utilization. A recommended reading list, a resource guide, and a glossary round out this information-packed book.

Trees Of Southeast Texas

Author: Robert O'Brien
Publisher: Quick Reference Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780982621158
Size: 36.94 MB
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Trees are a key part of the habitat of a region and can give an area its unique character. This beautifully illustrated, waterproof pocket guide will help you get to know the most important native species that make up the habitat of the Southeast Texas, Houston and surrounding areas. Over 250 stunning illustrations leaf shapes, fruits, nuts, berries, flowers and tree shapes depict 54 of the most common native trees and cover the basics of tree identification. Easy to understand text descriptions cover basic info for each species. A section includes a brief, illustrated primer on how a tree grows and the anatomy of life inside the trunk. Designed as a quick, easy-to-carry reference for naturalists of all ages and education levels.v