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Introduced Trees of Central California (California Natural History Guides (Paperback))

Woodbridge Metcalf

Introduced Trees of Central California (California Natural History Guides (Paperback))

by Woodbridge Metcalf

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trees & wildflowers,
  • USA,
  • Ecology,
  • General,
  • Nature / General,
  • Nature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10434688M
    ISBN 100520015487
    ISBN 109780520015487
    OCLC/WorldCa2626

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Introduced Trees of Central California (California Natural History Guides (Paperback)) by Woodbridge Metcalf Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Metcalf, Woodbridge, Introduced trees of central California. Berkeley, University of California Press, Introduced trees of central California. [Woodbridge Metcalf] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. This is the first book to combine the trees and shrubs of California in one accessible field guide.

Trees and Shrubs of California identifies and describes native California tree species and most common shrub species. The text is complemented by more than beautiful line drawings, range maps, and 40 color photographs/5(25). A Californian's Guide to the Trees among Us features over of California's most commonly grown trees.

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The course begins with the basic ground rules of foraging safety and ethics, and then moves on to botany and plant identification. Before you know it, you’ll have the skills and confidence to safely identify and harvest wild plants. Our California Tree List includes many of the trees that have been successful in our own landscapes.

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