By Leslie A. Viereck, Elbert Luther Little
Alaska bushes and Shrubs has been the definitive paintings at the woody vegetation of Alaska for greater than 3 a long time. This new, thoroughly revised moment version offers up-to-date info on habitat, in addition to precise descriptions of each tree or shrub species within the country. New distribution maps mirror the newest survey facts, whereas the keys, thesaurus, and appendix on non-native vegetation make this the main invaluable consultant to Alaska bushes and shrubs ever released.
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The senior author has been engaged in field work in Alaska since 1949 with various Federal and State agencies including Mt. S. Army, Atomic Energy Commission, University of Alaska, and Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Since 1963 he has been conducting research on the forests of interior Alaska with the Institute of Northern Forestry, of the Forest Service, at College, Alaska. During the preparation of this handbook, the authors have collected and examined many botanical specimens of the woody plants of Alaska.
Right, Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis), showing occurrence of coastal spruce-hemlock forests (C) of southeast Alaska. into two groups according to distribution within the State corresponding to the forest regions, as indicated in the List of Species under Contents. Many are confined to the coastal spruce-hemlock forests (C) of southeast Alaska. Others are characteristic of the spruce-hardwood forests of the interior (I) or the tundra beyond. However, some species are found in both regions or extend a short distance into the other.
Heller (PS, i-C) 217 103. ) D. Don (PS, I-c) 219 Page viii 104. ) D. Don (PS, C) 220 105. ) DC. (PS, I-C) 220 106. ) D. Don (PS, C) 222 107. bog-rosemary, Andromeda polifolia L. (PS-MS, I-C) 223 108. ) Moench (PS-SS, I) 224 109. salal, Gaultheria shallon Pursh (MS, C) 226 110. , R) 226 111. ) Spreng. (PS, I-C) 230 112. ) 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.
Alaska Trees and Shrubs (Natural History) by Leslie A. Viereck, Elbert Luther Little