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DIRR’S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TREES AND SHRUBS

Michael Dirr. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon, 2011. 952 pp. Publisher’s price, hardcover: $79.95

Weighing in at 8 pounds, this comprehensive encyclopedia is the gold standard for reference books on trees, shrubs and other woody plants. A master plantsman who has worked in horticulture for almost 40 years and introduced more than 40 cultivars, Michael Dirr’s knowledge is first hand; you know you can trust what you read. Both the writing style and the information are compelling. More than 3,500 fullcolor photographs help for plant identification and recognition. This is an important and valuable book, truly Michael Dirr’s magnum opus, and well worth the price.

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