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Silvics of North America
This US Department of Agriculture publication contains 2 volumes: Conifers and Hardwoods. The handbook provides scientific names, general descriptions, habitats, ranges, climate, soils, associated forest cover, life history, uses, hybrids, and genetics information for over 200 North American trees. A glossary is available, as well as a summary and explanation of general tree characteristics, insect and mite information, and a list of disease-causing organisms in trees.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Glossary
    • Index / Bibliography
    • Ref. material
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Biology
  • Forestry
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1990 United States Department of Agriculture
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-001-426
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service