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Trees of Illinois Field Guide
by Stan Tekiela
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 124 Illinois 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 ...more
Paperback, 258 pages
Published May 10th 2006 by Adventure Publications(MN)
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It started with my quest to identify the honey locust. There were so many of those darn trees lining every street and sidewalk in Chicago. After about the seventeenth time I passed one of these trees, I thought I must do something about this. I now know they are a twice compound alternate tree belonging to the legume family, specifically the fabaceae sub-family. Very helpful! What separates this book from other field guides? It's pocket-sized. Large pictures make for easy identification. Not too ...more