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Trees of the California Sierra Nevada

A New and Simple Way to Identify and Enjoy Some of the World"s Most Beautiful and Impressive Forest Trees in a Mountain ... (Backpacker Field Guide Series , No 1)

by George A. Petrides

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Published by Explorer Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Trees & Forests - General,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Trees,
  • Fish

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsOlivia Petrides (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8527132M
    ISBN 100964667401
    ISBN 109780964667402
    OCLC/WorldCa33360242

    Genre/Form: Field guides Identification: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Peterson, P. Victor (Peter Victor), Native trees of the Sierra Nevada. Average diameter of mature trees, from 12 to 16 feet: Average diameter of mature trees, from 28 to 32 feet: Maximum base diameter, feet: Maximum base diameter, feet: Height of many trees, from to feet: Height of many trees, from to feet: Height of tallest known tree ("Founders' Tree"), feet.

    A List of Plants in the Sierra Nevada is below. The Sierra Nevada mountain range, also known locally as the "Sierra" or "Sierra Nevada", run miles ( km) north-to-south along eastern California, and occasionally in western name "Sierra Nevada" is Spanish, translating as "Snowy (Mountain) Range". The magnificent and much-loved Sierra Nevada, called the "Range of Light" by John Muir, is the dominant feature on the California landscape. First published forty years ago, this handbook has become an enduring natural history classic, used by thousands to learn more about virtually every aspect of this spectacular mountain range--from its superb flora and fauna to its rugged .

    The Central Sierra Nevada region has many of the largest trees in the state. Well-known "giant tree hunter" Bob Van Pelt of the University of Washington has spent many years compiling lists of the largest trees (for each particular species) in the West. Including many of the largest individual trees of various tree species in California. Native trees of the Sierra Nevada. [Peter Victor Peterson] 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 .


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Petrides, Olivia Ingeniously organized to allow for easy reference, each book in the series offers complete coverage of a given region of the United States and includes detailed and accurate illustrations of each species. George A. Petrides is the author of the Peterson Field Guides Author: George A.

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[George A Petrides] Trees of the California Sierra Nevada. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George A Petrides. # Trees--Sierra Nevada. This handy book is designed to allow users to quickly identify the trees they encounter in the Sierra Nevada.

Unlike other tree identification manuals, it limits its scope. A total of 38 of the most common species are included, along with information on distinguishing similar tree varieties, a discussion of plant relationships, a listing of prominent field marks, and references/5(20).

This book does exactly what it says - it provides a complete guide to the plants of the Sierra Nevada. The accounts are brief, but very comprehensive, although they remain user-friendly as long as you know what a calyx or sepal is.

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Victor Peterson and P. Victor Peterson, Jr., University of California Press. The Petersons' book gives details on how to recognize all trees of the Sierra Nevada. The Ecology of Fire by Robert J. Whelan. Trees of the California Sierra Nevada.

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Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5(2). Trees and Shrubs of California by John Stuart and John Sawyer. An accessible field guide to California's native tree species and most of its common shrub species.

Illustrated by over line drawings, range maps, and 40 color photographs. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Jim Paruk’s Sierra Nevada Tree Identifier is an indispensable tool for fall color photographers and viewers.

The page book includes black and white illustrations by Elizabeth Morales (needles, leaves, fruit, nuts, flowers/bracts, cones and pods) and detailed descriptions of 44 native trees found in the Sierra Nevada. SIERRA REDWOOD (Sequoia gigantea)—CALIFORNIA.

The Sierra Redwoods grow natively only in California. They are found on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada at elevations ordinarily between 5, and 8, feet.

Some trees have been found as low as 3, feet elevation and a few grow at an elevation of 8, feet.The Sierra Nevada Mountains are a mixture of various types of pine trees, pine and oak woodlands and grasslands.

It is home to giant sequoias, which grow at elevations between 5, and 7, feet on the western slope. The largest, known as General Sherman, has a height of feet and a width of feet and is.Nevada is home to a wide variety of trees, many not found elsewhere in North America.

The state distribution maps in the species info boxes below are from the USDA NRCS PLANTS Database at In instances where state specific maps are unavailable, the US distribution map will be used in its place.