Tree Identification

Some good resources for tree identification.


Brockman, Frank C. Trees of North America, Golden Field Guides, 2001, St. Martin’s Press, ISBN: 1-58238-092-9.

Dirr, Michael Dirr’s Hardy Trees and Shrubs, An Illustrated Encyclopedia,  1997, Timber Press,  ISBN: 0-88192-404-0.

Harrington, H.D. How to Identify Plants, 1957, Swallow Press, ISBN: 0-8040-0149-9.

Coombes, Allen J. Trees, 1992,  Dorling and Kindersley Handbooks, ISBN: 1-56458-075-X.

Pellet, Norman E. and Mark C. Starrett Landscape Plants for Vermont, 2002 Edition. Available from UVM Extension Master Gardener Program.

Pellett, Norman E.  Native Shrubs and Vines for Northern New England Landscapes, 2001, Available from The Friends of the Horticulture Farm, PO Box 64788, Burlington VT 05406-4788.

Petrides, George A.  Trees: Peterson First Guide to Trees of North America, 2nd edition 1998, Houghton Mifflin, ISBN:978-0395911839.

Petrides, George A. Trees and Shrubs, Peterson Field Guides, 2nd edition, 1973, Houghton Mifflin, ISBN: 978-0395175798.

Plotnick, Arthur  The Urban Tree Book: An Uncommon Field Guide for City and Town, 2000, Three River Press, ISBN: 0-8129-3103-3.

Whitman, Ann H. editor, Familiar Trees of North America East, National Audubon Society Pocket Guide, 1986, Knopf Inc., ISBN: 0-394-74851-4.


Arbor Day Foundation –

Nature Conservancy – Winter Tree Identification

University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension Service –