Book ID: 91885
The Black Poplar. Ecology, History and Conservation. 2006. 35 col. illustr. XII, 116 p. gr8vo. Paper bd.
This book is a cultural and ecological biography of the black poplar inBritain. The author explores its historic place in the landscape, andhow it has played a role in the folklore and in the work of poets suchas William Cowper. She explains how the tree has been used through thecenturies as timber and as medicine, and then turns her attention to thequestion of conservation.