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Michael Eason hiking in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park to observe Washingtonia filifera in situ
Currently at San Antonio Botanic Garden, Michael's work has...
Amy Byrne | Feb 15, 2023
An exhibition that beautifully depicts and locates oaks
Roderick Cameron | Feb 09, 2023
Burke Oak Collection at New York Botanical Garden
The Coleman and Susan Burke Oak Collection at The New York...
Todd Forrest | Feb 08, 2023

Plant Focus

Quercus xjackiana acorns
The hybrid of Q. alba and Q. bicolor

Guide illustré des chênes


This book on the oaks of the world has been eagerly awaited for a long time. All species and cultivars are extensively discussed and pictured, almost always with all details separately shown (such as leaves, bark, acorns, flowers etc). A very complete overview of the oaks spanning 140 pages is followed by the very detailed descriptions and pictures of each species organized by continent. Editions in English, German, Dutch and several other languages are expected in 2009. This book is in 2 large volumes with slipcase. Total number of pages, 1392; total number of pictures, 4000. The book costs €145.00.