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2015-05-28

'What Tree Is That?' helps ID Texas trees

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The Arbor Day Foundation offers a book that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The book titled "What Tree Is That?" is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree-planting organization.
A fun, easy-to-use tree identification guide, What Tree Is That?, features hand-drawn botanical illustrations highlighting the distinctive characteristics of many tree species.
Nature lovers and professional arborists have called this pocket field guide a must-have, user-friendly resource. Its beautiful, full-color illustrations precisely detail and depict natural colors, shapes and textures, enabling users to make a positive species identification in just a few easy steps.
The Arbor Day Foundation offers this book to help people identify trees in Texas and throughout the Eastern and Central regions of the United States. What Tree Is That? Explains what to look for in the shape of the leaves, differences in the leaf stems and twig structures and specific characteristics of fruits, flowers, buds, and bark.
What Tree Is That? is also available as an online interactive version at arborday.org.
To obtain a tree identification guide in full color, send name, address and $5 for each guide to What Tree Is That?, Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, NE 68410. The book can also be order online at arborday.org.