Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Arkansas

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This attractive, heavily illustrated field guide is the most comprehensive accounting of the woody plants of Arkansas ever published. A field guide designed for outdoor use, Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Arkansas is an encyclopedic resource for identification and appreciation of the state’s trees, shrubs, and woody vines. Features of the guide include:

  • Species accounts for nearly all the trees, shrubs, and woody vines of the state, including common and scientific names, descriptions, habitats, and distributions, as well as notes on current and potential species of conservation concern, introduced and invasive species, wildlife and human uses, history, and ecology
  • Over 1,500 color photographs highlighting important identification characters
  • County-level distribution maps
  • Detailed sections on ecoregions and habitats of Arkansas as they relate to the woody flora
  • Visual key to aid in quickly identifying a plant to genus
  • Dichotomous keys for the 32 largest genera
  • Full glossary of technical terms featuring botanical drawings
  • Complete index of scientific and common names

Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Arkansas

Atlas Book CoverPublished in 2013 and now available as a searchable PDF file, the Atlas features county-level distribution maps of the 2,892 taxa known in the state at the time of publication, as well as these additional sections:
  • History of Botanical Exploration in Arkansas
  • An Overview of the Geology of Arkansas
  • Effects of Physical Factors on the Distribution of Native Flora and Vegetation in the Natural Divisions of Arkansas
  • Floristic Summary
  • Arkansas Endemic Taxa
  • Additional Taxa Reported for Arkansas
  • Arkansas Vascular Plants of Conservation Concern
Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Arkansas (22.3 MB, best for printing or viewing on a laptop or desktop computer) 
Atlas of the Vascular Plants of Arkansas (12.4 MB, best for viewing on a tablet or smartphone)