Woody Plants in North America

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Woody Plants in North America 4.0 describes nearly 1000 trees, shrubs, and vines that are native or ornamentally introduced to North America. It is a great reference and teaching aid for students and professionals in forestry, horticulture, biology and natural resources. And it works on all internet-connected devices... including your smart phone!


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From the home screen you can search for a tree, navigate taxonomically or turn the textbook into "Trees of Your State or Province."


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Learn terminology with a full morphology section that describes each plant part.


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To understand natural variation within a species, there are many images of each plant part. Here you can find 16 different white oak leaves.


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Learn about each ID feature with multiple images. There are 63 images for white oak (any of which might appear in the quiz).


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Scroll down to see how white oak is different from commonly confused species. Here we see the difference between white and bur oak twigs.


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When you have studied enough, check your progress. You can store up to 10 different quizzes.