By Leslie A. Viereck, Elbert Luther Little

ISBN-10: 0585207399

ISBN-13: 9780585207391

ISBN-10: 0912006196

ISBN-13: 9780912006192

Alaska timber and Shrubs has been the definitive paintings at the woody crops of Alaska for greater than 3 a long time. This new, thoroughly revised moment version presents up to date details on habitat, in addition to specific descriptions of each tree or shrub species within the country. New distribution maps replicate the most recent survey information, whereas the keys, word list, and appendix on non-native vegetation make this the main invaluable consultant to Alaska timber and shrubs ever released.

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Our efforts over the next eight years resulted in three publications: "Alaska Trees and Shrubs;" "Guide to Alaska Trees;" and "Atlas of United States Trees, Volume 2, Alaska Trees and Common Shrubs" (1975). Both the Guide and the Atlas are now out of print. When I first learned of the interest of the University of Alaska Press in reprinting "Alaska Trees and Shrubs," I thought immediately of making revisions, updating distribution maps and nomenclature, and even interspersing some colored photographs into the book.

Because the changes would be minor revisions in distribution and nomenclature, it was decided to delay making any revisions until a later printing; therefore, the book is essentially identical to the original "Alaska Trees and Shrubs," first published in 1972. The land ownership in Alaska has changed considerably since the book was published in 1972; one only needs to compare a current map of Alaska's federal parks, refuges, and forests with that produced on the inside front cover of this book.

Spreng. (PS, I-c) 230 113. red-fruit bearberry, Arctostaphylos rubra (Rehd. & Wilson) Fern. (PS, I-c) 231 114. mountain-cranberry, Vaccinium vitis-idaea L. (PS, I-C) 233 115. dwarf blueberry, Vaccinium caespitosum Michx. (PS-SS, i-C) 234 116. red huckleberry, Vaccinium parvifolium Sm. (MS-LS, C) 236 117. early blueberry, Vaccinium ovalifolium Sm. (MS, i-C) 236 118. Alaska blueberry, Vaccinium alaskaense Howell (MS, C) 238 119. bog blueberry, Vaccinium uliginosum L. (PS-SS, I-C) 240 120. bog cranberry, Vaccinium oxycoccos L.

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