Field guide to New York City’s trees produced in consultation with the City's Parks and Recreation department and the New York Tree Trust. Over 700 color photographs, tree silhouettes, leaf and fruit morphologies, drawings, and detailed maps. Comprised of four sections: "The Best Places to See Trees," full of insider's tips and helpful maps; "New York City's Great Trees," a directory of the oldest, strangest, most beautiful trees; "The Tree Guide," arranged for ease of identification by leaf shape and size; and "Sources and Resources" for future investigation.
Call Number: New Book Collection, 1st Floor QK482 .S9 2003
Publication Date: 2003
The book is in two parts: Pictorial Keys and Master Pages. The Keys are designed for easy visual comparison narrowing the identification of a tree to the family or genus. In the Master Pages, the species of the tree is determined, with similar details placed together to highlight differences within the family group, More than 1500 photographs.