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September 16, 1911

Handbook of the Trees of the Northern States and Canada East of the Rocky Mountains.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(12):1005. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260090227032

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Abstract

This book will be of value to those who wish to identify the trees of this country, and all lovers of Nature will appreciate it. For each tree there is a full-page picture of the leaves, with either the flower or the fruit, or both, while the opposite page, which contains a general descriptio of the tree, shows also the trunk, a cross-section of the wood and distribution of the species, indicated on a map of the United States. The pictures are excellent and give evidence of much painstaking work in their preparation. The preface gives a glimpse into this labor of the author when he speaks of the difficulty he had some years in finding the flowers of certain trees; it seemed that there were no blossoms that year and the author traveled far in his search. The book also contains a synopsis of the families and genera represented,

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