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Tree guides

July 13, 2006

"What Tree Is That?," a pocket guide for identifying trees, is available from The National Arbor Day Foundation.

The 72-page guide begins by noting the distinguishing characteristics that separate one tree species from another.

Dozens of drawings illustrate the specific shapes and textures of different leaves, needles, acorns, berries, seed pods, cones and other identifying features.

To obtain a tree identification guidebook, send name and address and $3 for each guide to "What Tree Is That?," The National Arbor Day Foundation, Nebraska City, NE 68410 or visit the Web site at arborday.org.

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