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Guide to Trees Introduced into South Africa (Paperback) (Hugh Glen & Braam Van Wyk)

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Southern Africa has at least 2,000 alien tree species being cultivated in the region. Such nonnative trees are predominantly associated with home gardens, parks and open spaces, and form a familiar part of our urban landscape. This guide features more than 580 of these species, logically arranged into 43 groups based on easy-to-observe leaf and stem features.

Each species account includes: full-color photographs of the plant’s diagnostic parts; concise text describing key identification features, flowering time, duration, drought hardiness and practical uses of the plants; and maps showing cold tolerance for each plant. This handy guide should prove fascinating to all plant enthusiasts.
Number of Pages: 472
Genre: Nature, Gardening
Sub-Genre: Trees
Series Title: Field Guide
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Casemate Pub & Book Dist Llc
Author: Hugh Glen & Braam Van Wyk
Language: English
Street Date: October 25, 2016
TCIN: 51976543
UPC: 9781775841258
Item Number (DPCI): 248-38-2029
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