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Keyword: Native Plants (15)

A Partial Listing of Publications on Tree and Shrub Identification

Not intended to be a complete listing of tree and shrub identification books, published in 2003

Big Tree Profiles

Essays about tree species found in New Hampshire, published by UNH Cooperative Extension and written by Natural Resource Volunteers.  Focus on Big Tree Specimens.

Biodiversity of the Granite State

This source contains information on what biodiversity is, how to preserve it, and the biodiversity in New Hampshire. 

Distinguishing Characteristics of 56 Forest Trees

Common New England trees are illustrated with a sketch and description of leaves or needles, twigs, fruit, and bark.

Habitat Stewardship Brochure Series

About the NH Wildlife Action Plan:  Habitat Stewardship Brochure Series publications.  Links to UNH Cooperative Extension website.

Helpful Characteristics for Identifying Shrubs in Winter

The habit (form), twigs, fruit, bark and habitat (where they grow) are described for common New Hampshire trees and shrubs along with a color illustration of the twigs and buds.

Integrated Landscaping: Following Nature's Lead

Lavishly illustrated, Integrated Landscaping features original photos, drawings, and sketches on almost every page to provide clear examples of the concepts presented. The book also incorporates 12 plant-system models that help landscapers and gardeners apply the concepts of layering and visualize how plants can work together in a variety of different low- and high-stress settings.

Invasive Plants - Habitats Newsletter (winter, 2002)

Issue covers: What is an Invasive Plant?, Effects of Invasive Species on Natural Plant Communities, Control of Non-native Invasive Plants on Your Woodlot, Wildlife and Invasive Plants, Invasive Plant Project at Cheshire County Farm, Invasive Plants and Lost Forest Revenue, Developing Strategies for Living with Invasives, Going Native with Landscape Design.

Invasives Publications & Resources

A collection of publications and presentations related to invasive plants including: What is an invasive; Identification guide to invasive plants; Controlling invasives on woodlots; and methods for disposal.

Landscape Trees and Their Susceptibility to Invasive Insects - brochure

NH is facing a major threat to the health of our forest and landscape trees from exotic invasive insects. These invaders include the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), emerald ash borer (EAB), hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), and elongate hemlock scale (EHS). This guide helps growers and consumers become aware of which trees are susceptible to future infestation by these devastating insects and guides them in the selection of non-sussceptible landscape and street trees.

Landscape Trees and their Susceptibility to Invasive Insects - poster

NH is facing a major threat to the health of our forest and landscape trees from exotic invasive insects. These invaders include the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), emerald ash borer (EAB), hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), and elongate hemlock scale (EHS). This guide helps growers and consumers become aware of which trees are susceptible to future infestation by these devastating insects and guides them in the selection of non-sussceptible landscape and street trees.

List of Big Trees in New Hampshire (Introduced Trees)

A list of non-native trees not yet recognized in the Big Tree Program.

List of Big Trees in New Hampshire (Native Trees)

Complete Listing of NH Big Trees (in accordance with American Forests' National Register of Big Trees). The list doesn't include non-native big trees.

List of New Hampshire Native Trees

86 native trees are found in New Hampshire. They are listed by softwood and hardwood groups using common and latin names. Revised in 2014.

Major New Hampshire Species and Their Uses

Trees of New Hampshire and their human uses.  

Natural Communities of New Hampshire

This comprehensive manual represents the culmination of 15 years of natural community classification work by the N.H. Natural Heritage Bureau. The 230-page book describes 192 different natural communities. Natural communities are recurring assemblages of plants and animals found in particular physical environments.

New Hampshire's Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines with Wildlife Value

Chart showing native plants and their value to wildlife (which parts are eaten by which species)

NH Forest Health - Habitats Newsletter (winter, 2001)

Issue contains articles covering:  NH forest health - An Opinion, Schools monitor ozone, Invasive species - glossy buckthorn, Butternut restoration project, Hardwood dieback, White pine health, Hemlock wooly adelgid, Forested wetlands, SPNHF celebrates 100 years, Color-infrared photos available, NH Invasive Species Committee, State Forest Nursery website established.

NHInvasives.org

A website of the N.H. Invasive Plant Outreach Group. Comprehensive with iinformation about laws, identification, control, management, disposal, and links to many other websites.

Photo Guide to NH's Natural Communities

Website of the NH Natural Heritage Bureau.

Rare Plants of New Hampshire

This series of fact sheets on New Hampshire's threatened and endangered plants and animals was developed to assist foresters, loggers, landowners, and other land managers in identifying, protecting, and managing rare species and their habitats. Published in 1998.

Seed Sources for Trees

A list of sources to purchase tree seeds. Inclusion doesn't constitute an endorsement by UNH Cooperative Extension. Last updated in 2004.

Tree Seedling Sources

A list of sources to purchase tree seedlings. Inclusion doesn't constitute an endorsement by UNH Cooperative Extension. Last updated in 2004.

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