Paper cover, 6.5 x 9.5 inches, 2.6 lbs, 461 pages, 1393 color photographs, 26 b&w illustrations, 166 maps, 25 keys, bibliography, species index
Like their earlier trees books, the format is user friendly and the information regarding each species is spot-on. A must-have for any serious gardener or botanist.
Sally Weeks was born and grew up on a dairy farm near Winamac, Indiana. She taught aspects of tree identification at Purdue University for 25 years, and considers Charlie Deam her mentor. Harmon Weeks was a professor of wildlife science in forestry and natural resources at Purdue University, and taught habitat management for 25 years.