A guide to the selection of trees and shrubs in urban areas.
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Section I

Selecting Deciduous Trees for Urban Areas - 118 slides and text. A review of deciduous tree species that can thrive in typical urban environments; their particular characteristics, relative hardiness and best uses.



Index by: Species & Size

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Section II
Selecting Deciduous Shrubs for Urban Areas - 72 slides and text. A review of deciduous shrub species suited to urban landscape uses and conditions, including information on hardiness and ornamental features.
           
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Section III
Selecting Conifers for Urban Areas - 75 slides and text. A review of conifer characteristics, genera and growth habits, including recommendations for urban landscapes uses.
         




Produced by the Chicago Botanic Garden Slide assistance provided by the school of Forest Resources, Pennsylvania State University. Funding provided in part by the USDA Forest Service, Northeastern, Area State and Private Forestry, Midwest Center for Urban and Community Forestry