George A. Petrides, Janet Wehr
Peterson Guides are America's Best-selling Field Guides
The Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Trees is a newly designed field guide featuring detailed descriptions of 455 species of tree native to eastern North America, including the Midwest and the South. The 48 color plates, 11 black-and-white plates, and 26 text drawings show distinctive details needed for identification. Color photographs and 266 color range maps accompany the species description.
Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute.
The Peterson Identification System
Roger Tory Peterson's unique system shows exactly what features to look for to tell one species from another.
Ease Of Use
Peterson Field Guides are designed to work in the field, and every illustration, every word, is directed to that end.
The Authors and Illustrations
For each Field Guide, an author with expertise in the subject and an experienced artist work closely with the editors to ensure that both text and illustrations are accurate.