By Leslie A. Viereck, Elbert Luther Little
Alaska bushes and Shrubs has been the definitive paintings at the woody crops 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 distinctive descriptions of each tree or shrub species within the country. New distribution maps mirror the most recent survey facts, whereas the keys, thesaurus, and appendix on non-native crops make this the main valuable advisor to Alaska timber and shrubs ever released.
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Sinuata (Regel) Love & Love. In the same study, thinleaf alder is renamed from Alnus tenuifolia to Alnus incana subsp. ) Breitung. , thus making the common name Beauverd spirea incorrect. The alternate common name "Alaska spirea" might now be more appropriate. Several other minor name changes will be needed in the next revision to keep up with the ever-changing plant names resulting from new taxonomic studies. One major omission from this 1986 edition of "Alaska Trees and Shrubs" is the fold-out Vegetation Map of Alaska.
Bog blueberry, Vaccinium uliginosum L. (PS-SS, I-C) 240 120. bog cranberry, Vaccinium oxycoccos L. (PS, I-C) 240 Diapensia family (Diapensiaceae) 121. diapensia, Diapensia lapponica L. (PS, I-C) 242 Honeysuckle family (Caprifoliaceae) 122. Pacific red elder, Sambucus callicarpa Greene (LS-ST, C) 243 123. ) Raf. (MS-LS, I-C) 244 124. ) Blake (SS-MS, C, R) 246 125. twin-flower, Linnaea borealis L. (PS, I-C) 248 126. ) Banks (MS-LS, C, R) 250 Composite family (Compositae) 127. fringed sagebrush, Artemisia frigida Willd.
Trunk diameters of trees are measured at breast height (4 1/2 ft. ). Most tree species attain larger heights and diameters southward. Geographic distribution within Alaska, as known, is stated by place names along the corners and borders of the range. The larger areas under management by the Federal Government are listed because of special interest to residents and visitors. S. Department of Agriculture. Mt. S. Department of the Interior. S. Department of the Interior. General distribution beyond Alaska has been added.
Alaska Trees and Shrubs (Natural History) by Leslie A. Viereck, Elbert Luther Little