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Woody Plants of Kentucky and Tennessee

The Complete Winter Guide to Their Identification and Use
by Ronald L. Jones and B. Eugene Wofford
 

For centuries people have used trees, shrubs, and woody vines for food, clothing, ritual, construction, scientific study, and more. However, these important plants are easy to overlook during the winter months, when the absence of leaves, fruit, and other distinguishing characteristics makes them difficult to recognize.
 




This comprehensive volume is the essential guide to woody plants in Kentucky, Tennessee, and surrounding states during the winter season. Featuring color images of more than four hundred species, this detailed botanical resource provides keys to the genera and species, as well as descriptions of the genera.

The species accounts include useful information on Latin meanings, common names, habitats and distributions, and notes on toxicity, nativity, rarity, and wetland status. In addition, authors Ronald L. Jones and B. Eugene Wofford provide notes on practical uses for the plants, including food, medicine, fiber, and weapons.
Woody Plants of Kentucky and Tennessee
Woody Plants of Kentucky and Tennessee
The Complete Winter Guide to Their Identification and Use
by Ronald L. Jones and B. Eugene Wofford

The University Press of Kentucky, 2013

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