Author(s): Allen J Coombes
Features over 1000 full-colour photographs of more than 500 trees. This book explains what a tree is, how trees are classified and how to keep a record of trees you have seen. To help you in the initial stages of identification, it provides a visual key that shows you the differences between conifers, broadleaves and palms.
Allen Coombes is Botanist at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, UK, and his publications include 'DK Eyewitness Handbook Trees' and 'RHS Practical Guide Trees for Small Gardens'. He frequently writes articles for periodicals such as 'The Plantsman', 'The Garden' and 'Kew Magazine'. Allen resides in Hampshire.