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 many years. This new, thoroughly revised moment variation offers up to date details on habitat, in addition to unique descriptions of each tree or shrub species within the country. New distribution maps mirror the newest survey info, whereas the keys, word list, and appendix on non-native vegetation make this the main worthwhile consultant to Alaska bushes and shrubs ever released.
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Besides the 3 common conifers and 3 hardwoods mentioned under Alaska Trees, Bebb willow (Salix bebbiana) is a small tree with similar distribution. Three tree species have a great north-south distribution. Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) and black cottonwood (Populus trichocarpa) range south in the coastal forests from Alaska to California and beyond in mountains of northern Baja California, more than 30° of latitude. Quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides), the tree species with the greatest geographic extent in North America, has a north-south range of about 48° from Alaska and northwestern Canada south to mountains of Mexico.
Richardson willow, Salix lanata L. ssp. ) A. Skwortz. (MS-LS, I-C) 110 37. Barratt willow, Salix barrattiana Hook. (SS, I) 110 38. ) Cov. (LS-ST, I-C) 112 39. silver willow, Salix candida Fluegge (MS, I, R) 115 40. Bebb willow, Salix bebbiana Sarg. (LS-ST, I-C) 116 41. diamondleaf willow, Salix planifolia Pursh ssp. ) Argus (PS-LS, I-C) 118 42. Scouler willow, Salix scouleriana Barratt (LS-MT, I-C) 120 43. Sitka willow, Salix sitchensis Sanson (LS-ST, I-C) 122 44. littletree willow, Salix arbusculoides Anderss.
PS-SS, I) 209 96. Kamchatka rhododendron, Rhododendron camtschaticumPall. (PS, C) 210 97. rusty menziesia, Menziesia ferruginea Sm. (LS, i-C) 212 98. ) Desv. (PS, I-C) 212 99. bog kalmia,Kalmia polifolia Wang. (SS, C) 214 100. ) D. Don (PS, c, R) 215 101. ) Bab. (PS, I, R) 216 102. ) Heller (PS, i-C) 217 103. ) D. Don (PS, I-c) 219 Page viii 104. ) D. Don (PS, C) 220 105. ) DC. (PS, I-C) 220 106. ) D. Don (PS, C) 222 107. bog-rosemary, Andromeda polifolia L. (PS-MS, I-C) 223 108. ) Moench (PS-SS, I) 224 109.