Alaska Trees and Shrubs (Natural History) by Leslie A. Viereck, Elbert Luther Little

By Leslie A. Viereck, Elbert Luther Little

Alaska timber and Shrubs has been the definitive paintings at the woody crops of Alaska for greater than 3 many years. This new, thoroughly revised moment variation presents up-to-date info on habitat, in addition to designated descriptions of each tree or shrub species within the nation. New distribution maps mirror the most recent survey facts, whereas the keys, thesaurus, and appendix on non-native crops make this the main helpful consultant to Alaska bushes and shrubs ever released.

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How to Use this Handbook Most native trees and shrubs of Alaska can be identified easily by reference to the drawings, descriptions, and maps. If you know a common name, consult the Index of Common and Scientific Names for page numbers, then match your specimen with the drawings and text. The List of Species under Contents may be consulted, if the family is recognized or if the specimen resembles one previously named. It is desirable to have flowers or fruits or both, as well as a twig or stem with leaves.

Dept. of Agriculture) ; No. ; Little, Elbert Luther publisher : University of Alaska Press isbn10 | asin : 0912006196 print isbn13 : 9780912006192 ebook isbn13 : 9780585207391 language : English subject Trees--Alaska--Identification, Shrubs--Alaska--Identification, Trees--Alaska--Classification, Shrubs--Alaska--Classification. 1609798 subject : Trees--Alaska--Identification, Shrubs--Alaska--Identification, Trees--Alaska--Classification, Shrubs--Alaska--Classification. Page i Alaska Trees and Shrubs by Leslie A.

These are species number 28, 29, 35, 37, 39, 56, 57, 58, 60, 61, 62, 65, 74, 76, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 87, 88, and 94. , for permission to copy these illustrations. William Berry, Alaskan artist, has prepared the scratchboard Page 6 cover design of a typical white spruce paper birch stand in interior Alaska in early winter. Dr. George W. , authority on the extremely complex genus of willows (Salix) with many years of field experience in Alaska, has assisted in identifying collections and in providing an advance manuscript copy of "The systematics of the genus Salix in Alaska and Yukon" (Argus 1972).

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