"Trees of Ontario" is a comprehensive guide to all native and naturalized trees and tall shrubs in the province. It includes notes of interest on edible fruits and on human and wildlife uses of the trees. 574 colour photos and illustrations show each tree's bark, leaves, flowers, fruits or cones, and overall shape. Identification is easy with tips for distinguishing similar species. You'll find range maps and habitat descriptions, as well as illustrated keys based on leaf, flower, fruit and winter characteristics. The book also features the origins of names, French names for species, as well as an illustrated glossary. Keep this handy book in your backpack for easy reference on hikes and walks, or put it on your cottage bookshelf.