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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 famous field guide by award-winning author and naturalist Stan Tekiela, 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 particulars that you want to know, while full ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published May 10th 2006 by Adventure Publications
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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