Alaska Trees and Shrubs (Natural History) by Leslie A. Viereck, Elbert Luther Little

By Leslie A. Viereck, Elbert Luther Little

Alaska timber 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 variation offers up-to-date info on habitat, in addition to specific descriptions of each tree or shrub species within the kingdom. New distribution maps mirror the newest survey info, whereas the keys, thesaurus, and appendix on non-native vegetation make this the main precious advisor to Alaska bushes and shrubs ever released.

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SS, I-C) 159 64. Douglas spirea, Spiraea douglasii Hook. (MS, C) 160 65. luetkea, Luetkea pectinata (Pursh) Kuntze (PS, i-C) 162 66. ) Roem. (ST, C) 162 67. Greene mountain-ash, Sorbus scopulina Greene (MS-ST, I-C) 166 68. European mountain-ash, Sorbus aucuparia L. (ST-MT, C, introduced) 167 69. Sitka mountain-ash, Sorbus sitchensis Roem. (MS-ST, C) 168 70. Siberian mountain-ash, Sorbus sambucifolia (Cham. ) Roem. , R) 169 71. ) Nutt. (MS, I, R) 171 72. Pacific serviceberry, Amelanchier florida Lindl.

The range is mapped as Page 5 continuous to the outer boundaries. Small gaps within, such as high mountains and glacier-covered areas, are not shown. Each species is illustrated by one or more line drawings. Most show a leafy twig (or stem) with both flowers and fruits, some also winter twigs. The scales are indicated, mostly natural size or one-half natural size. How to Use this Handbook Most native trees and shrubs of Alaska can be identified easily by reference to the drawings, descriptions, and maps.

Forestry research in Alaska is being conducted by the USDA Forest Service through its Institute of Northern Forestry under the Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, with headquarters at 809 NE. O. Box 3141, Portland, Oreg. 97208. Following early studies in the 1920's, a project location (formerly research center) was established at Juneau in 1948. O. Box 909, Juneau, Alaska 99801. Another project location at the University of Alaska is the Forestry Sciences Laboratory, College, Alaska 99701.

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