ERIC Number: ED191730
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
A Catskill Flora and Economic Botany, III: Apetalae. Including the Poplars, Willows, Hickories, Birches, Beeches, Oaks, Elms, Nettles, Sorrels, Docks, and Smartweeds. Bulletin No. 443, New York State Museum.
Brooks, Karl L.
This compendium deals with the ecology and economic importance of the poplars, willows, hickories, birches, beeches, oaks, elms, nettles, sorrels, docks, and smartweeds growing in New York's Catskills. Provided are keys for identifying each plant to species by flowers, foliage, or winter buds. A line drawing accompanies a summary of basic data concerning each species' habitat, range, growth habit, origin, and flowering time. In addition, maps and annotations delineate species distribution by Catskill township. Also discussed for each plant are uses in medicines and dyes, as food for humans and livestock, in construction, and for other purposes. (WB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Museum, Albany.; New York State Education Dept., Albany.
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