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Cone-bearing trees of the Pacific coast

Nathan A. Bowers

Cone-bearing trees of the Pacific coast

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Published by Pacific Books in Palo Alto, Cal .
Written in English


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This ed. first published McGraw-Hill, 1942.

Statementby Nathan A. Bowers ...
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Open LibraryOL13967495M

PREFACE. This book has been prepared with the idea that teachers generally would be glad to introduce into their classes work dealing with the real objects of nature, provided the work chosen were of a character that would admit of its being studied at all seasons and in all localities, and that the subject were one of general interest, and one that could be taught successfully by .   Among his more than twenty books on trees are the five-volume Atlas of United States Trees () and the popular Audubon Field Guide to North American Trees. Dr. Little was coauthor of the edition of the Pocket Guide to Alaska Trees and made several extended field trips to Alaska during the preparation of Alaska Trees and : University of Alaska Press. To read the story of this generous donation, please click you have old horticultural documentation, bulletins, books, catalogs, etc. and would like to see them preserved and put to good use, please contact ons are a very important part of building this collection and furthering the preservation effort.


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Second volume in the Field Guide Series, and — in more limited sense — as important as Trees of the Eastern United States and Canada.

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The seed cones and foliage of the dawn redwood superficially resemble our California coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens), except that the dawn redwood is deciduous and loses its leaves during the winter months.

All North American plantings of this superb cone-bearing tree came from the seeds (and their progeny) originally collected in China. Pinus jeffreyi, also known as Jeffrey pine, Jeffrey's pine, yellow pine and black pine, is a North American pine tree.

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