TITLE – “Winter Key to Deciduous Woody Plants of East Texas” by Dr. Mike Fountain
This Winter (Twig) key covers approximately 120+ species. IF you need a reference key for the woody plants in east Texas in the growing season, you need the book -” Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines of East Texas“. This book covers 340+ species.
TITLE – “GYMNOSPERMS of The United States & Canada” ISBN – 13 : 978-0-934115-05-6
Key Field Manual to 115 species of Conifers found the United States and Canada.
This full color book contains keys and illustrations for 115 conifers in the US and Canada. It contains an illustrated glossary of over 100 terms. The keys rely mostly on cone, leaf, bud, and bark characteristics. This book can be used by botanists, foresters, naturalists, and plant lovers as a field manual and self-teacher. It is written in layman’s terms to help even children to identify. When it was first published, Stephen F. Austin State University Library helped me find reviews. I was given several top reviewers addresses. This book was reviewed by everyone, including Choice, Library Journal, Midwest Journal, Taxon (The International Journal of Plant Taxonomy) and The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard U. In 2012, the book was also nominated for an award by the Council on Botanical and Horticultural Libraries. In 2015 it was awarded the Donocan Stewart Correll Memorial Award by the Native Plant Soceity of Texas. The softcover ISBN is 978-0-934115-03-2 and the hardcover is 978-0-934115-05-6. SOFTCOVER – Reg. Price $65.00 HARDCOVER – Reg. Price $80.00