Trees are all around us, yet we often take them for granted. Some live more than 1,500 years, others produce spectacular color displays in the autumn, many have medicinal properties, at least one tree releases its seeds in fire. This concise, attractive guide features 49 amazing species along with more than 190 crisp full-color photos. Images show entire trees and also details of flowers, cones, fruit and bark. Species information includes detailed descriptions and specific notes on habitat, range, unique characteristics, along with a range map and key identification features. This new guide makes identification of trees and tall shrubs easier than ever, and it offers fascinating reading on trees of the Pacific Northwest.