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Trees and Shrubs of Minnesota
With more than two hundred tree, shrub, and woody vine species in Minnesota, anyone with an interest in the outdoors has likely encountered an unfamiliar plant and wondered about its name, origin, characteristics, and habitat. In this new identification resource, the state’s foremost botanist and endangered species expert Welby R. Smith provides authoritative, accessible, ...more
Hardcover, 640 pages
Published November 24th 2008 by Univ Of Minnesota Press
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This is an indispensable tome for the Minnesotan/Midwestern plant geek, mushroom hunter, and forager. If you're interested in learning about edible plants, mushrooms, and insects find me on facebook at Ironwood Foraging Co. and on instagram @MNforager to book guided tours.
Wow! Beautifully detailed photos of bark, male/female flowers, leaves, and specimens. Each plant is accompanied by botanical, identification and natural history description which are very enjoyable to read. A wonderful browsing book as well as technical resource.