Book ID: 95229
British Oaks: A Concise Guide. 2008. 155 col. photogr. 45 line drawings. 256 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
Examinesevolution, distribution, taxonomy and physical characteristics ofBritain's two native oaks, the pedunculate and the sessile. Considerstheir ecological significance and the flora and fauna associated with oaks. Discusses pests, diseases and galls as well as the impact ofpollution and the likely effect of climate change. Covers ancient oaks,conservation, and the general and cultural history of the oak. Includesa useful glossary and an extensive bibliography.