By Leslie A. Viereck, Elbert Luther Little
Alaska bushes and Shrubs has been the definitive paintings at the woody crops of Alaska for greater than 3 many years. This new, thoroughly revised moment variation offers up-to-date details on habitat, in addition to designated descriptions of each tree or shrub species within the kingdom. New distribution maps mirror the newest survey facts, whereas the keys, word list, and appendix on non-native crops make this the main beneficial advisor to Alaska bushes and shrubs ever released.
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Berry, who was killed in Fairbanks in 1979. Bill was a personal friend who had a great appreciation for all aspects of the natural world. I believe that in the simple scratchboard drawing on the cover Bill Berry has captured the unique feeling of an interior Alaskan spruce-birch forest in winter. LESLIE A. VIERECK PRINCIPAL PLANT ECOLOGIST INSTITUTE OF NORTHERN FORESTRY USDA FOREST SERVICE FAIRBANKS, ALASKA MAY 1986 Page 1 Introduction "Alaska Trees and Shrubs" describes and illustrates the native woody plants of the 49th State.
Stink currant, Ribes bracteosum Dougl. (MS-LS, C) 150 58. northern black currant, Ribes hudsonianum Richards. (PS-MS, I-C) 152 59. skunk currant, Ribes glandulosum Grauer (SS-MS, I) 154 60. trailing black currant, Ribes laxiflorum Pursh (PS-MS, C) 155 61. American red currant, Ribes triste Pall. (PS-MS, I-C) 156 Rose family (Rosaceae) 62. Pacific ninebark, Physocarpus capitatus (Pursh) Kuntze (MS-LS, C) 158 63. Beauverd spirea, Spiraea beauverdiana Schneid. (SS, I-C) 159 64. Douglas spirea, Spiraea douglasii Hook.
There is still much to be learned about tree and shrub distribution in Alaska. In order that more detailed information can be assembled, the earlier request for additional data, particularly regarding the ranges of trees and shrubs, is repeated here. This information can be sent to the Forestry Sciences Laboratory, College, Alaska 99701. Plan As listed under Contents, this Introduction is followed by: Vegetation of Alaska, Keys for Identification, the descriptive text of Alaska Trees and Shrubs in the usual botanical arrangement by plant families, and an index of common and scientific names.