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A beautifully illustrated deck of 102 flashcards for tree lovers from leading naturalist David Allen Sibley.
With full-color paintings and descriptive text from The Sibley Guide to Trees to of North America, this set includes 100 easy-to-reference flashcards housed in one handsome pull-drawer gift box, plus a title card and information card for general identification success. Each card features
- precise illustrations showing the tree’s bark, leaves, twigs, buds, fruit, and flowers
- the common and Latin names for each tree
- general description for easy identification
- a map with notes about common areas where each tree can be found.
With the cards organized by region, you'll travel from the Scotch Pine in the Northeast to the Joshua Tree in the Southwest and discover the beautiful trees of North America.
About the Author
David Allen Sibley is the author and illustrator of the series of successful guides to nature that bear his name, including The Sibley Guide to Trees of North America. He has contributed to Smithsonian, Science, The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, Birding, BirdWatching, North American Birds, and The New York Times. He is a recipient of the Roger Tory Peterson Award for Promoting the Cause of Birding from the American Birding Association and the Linnaean Society of New York's Eisenmann Medal. He lives and birds in Massachusetts.