Here’s a list of some tree/shrub reference books Owen Clarkin recommends for people living in our region.
(just a partial list of the ones he likes 😉 ).
“Native Trees of Canada” by R.C. Hosie
“Trees in Canada” by Farrar
“Trees and Shrubs” by Petrides
“The Tree ID Book” by Symonds
“The Shrub ID Book” by Symonds
“The Sibley Guide to Trees” by Sibley
“Shrubs of Ontario” by Soper and Heimburger
“Textbook of Dendrology” by Harlow and Harrar
“Trees of the Eastern and Central United States and Canada” by Harlow
“Fruit Key and Twig Key to Trees and Shrubs” by Harlow
“A Natural History of Trees of Eastern and Central North America” by Peattie
“Michigan Trees” by Barnes and Wagner
“Michigan Shrubs and Vines” by Barnes, Dick, and Gunn
“Growing Trees from Seed” by Kock
“New England Trees in Winter” by Blakeslee and Jarvis
“Woody Plants in Winter” by Core and Ammons
“Winter Botany” by Trelease
“Illustrated Guide to Trees and Shrubs” by Graves
and of course Michael’s Algonquin Park book!