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Trailside Botany

101 Favorite Trees, Shrubs, and Wildflowers of the Upper Midwest

2004
Author:

John Bates
Illustrations by April Lehman

Trailside Botany

Trailside Botany is filled with clear descriptions and detailed drawings of the 101 wildflowers, trees, and other plants most likely seen along North Woods trails.

Trailside Botany is filled with clear descriptions and detailed drawings of the 101 wildflowers, trees, and other plants most likely seen along North Woods trails.

In Trailside Botany, you will find clear descriptions and detailed drawings of the 101 wildflowers, trees, and other plants that you are most likely to see along your favorite North Woods trail. Take your exploration a step further by trying the intriguing activities naturalist John Bates suggests throughout the book. The carry-along guide is a must for families, hikers, teachers, students, and naturalists of all ages.

Trailside Botany

John Bates, naturalist, educator, and author, lives in Wisconsin’s North Woods.

Trailside Botany

Table of Contents

Introduction

Deciduous Trees
Sugar Maple
Red Maple
Silver Maple
Northern Red Oak
Quaking Aspen/Big-tooth Aspen
Paper Birch
Yellow Birch
Basswood
Cherry—Black, Pin, Choke
Ironwood
BlackAsh
Conifers
Eastern Hemlock
Balsam Fir
White Pine
Red Pine
Jack Pine
Black Spruce
White Spruce
White Cedar
Tamarack
Shrubs
Staghorn Sumac
Blackberries/Red Raspberries
Red Osier Dogwood
Beaked Hazelnut
Highbush Cranberry
Willow
Tag or Speckled Alder
Blueberry
Sweet Gale
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Maple-leaved Viburnum
Thimbleberry
Sweet Fern
Early Spring Wildflowers
Trailing Arbutus
Wood Anemone
Marsh Marigold
Blue-bead Lily
Hepatica
Gaywing
Spring Beauty
Bloodroot
Trout lily
Sessile-leaved Bellwort
Late Spring Wildflowers
Barren Strawberry
Wild Strawberry
Oxeye Daisy
Starflower
Large-flowered Trillium
Bunchberry
Columbine
Solomon's Seal
Canada Mayflower
Goldthread
Orchids
Early Summer Wildflowers
Orange Hawkweed
Common Milkweed
Wintergreen
Sarsaparilla
Black-eyed Susan
Indian Pipe
Pipsissewa
Twinflower
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Late Summer Wildflowers
Goldenrod
Large-leaf Asters
Joe-pye Weed
Fireweed
Bog Plants
Sphagnum Moss
Labrador Tea
Cottongrass
Bog Laurel
Bog Rosemary
Leatherleaf
Sundew
Small Cranberry
Pitcher Plant
Bladderworts
Wetland/Open Water Plants
Water Lilies
Common Cattail
Purple Loosestrife
Pickerelweed
Blue Flag Iris
Horsetails
Arrowhead
Wild Calla
Other Plants
Clubmosses
Lichens
Ferns
Bracken Fern

Glossary/Sources
Glossary

Sources