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Trees, A Sierra Club deck of Knowledge Cards published by Pomegranate Communications

iPhone / iPad
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Have you ever wondered about the identity of a tree in your neighborhood? Do you sometimes get confused as to which trees are native to this continent? Would you like to learn more about the practical benefits that trees provide and the traditions associated with them?

Then this application is just for you. It spotlights 48 of North America’s most prominent trees, including many state trees, several threatened species, and a few whose extraordinary features have made them renowned worldwide. Each screen presents a hand-drawn color illustration of a particular tree, complete with details of its leaves, flowers, or fruit. The other side of the screen lists the species’ common and scientific names, characteristics, habitat, distribution, and points of interest. The beautiful artwork and engaging text make this deck fun to browse, while the careful renderings and concise descriptions will help sharpen your tree identification skills.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this product supports Sierra Club's efforts to preserve and protect the planet.