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Field Guides for Identifying Trees

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Does anyone have any recommendations on a good illustrated tree guide? A book with illustrations or pictures of the overall tree, leaf, bark, nuts/flowers/fruit and wood grain is what I am hoping to find. Color pictures are preferred over hand drawn illustrations but any really good recommendations would be appreciated. I am hoping to expand my knowledge from the half dozen or so trees I can i.d. for green turning. I am in Texas if it helps (regional trees).
Thank you.
Al in Texas
 
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Thank you Richard. I just found it on Amazon and ordered it.
I'm still interested to see what other turners may recommend.
Al

Saved the Hobbithouse link too so I can cross reference if needed.
 
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Since I started this thread and I'm in Texas I think he was showing me the Texas guide. He has the Illinois one and I found and bought the TX one from his link.
 

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I use an app on my phone called PictureThis that does a great job of identifying trees and plants. I ignore the purchase option and have used it free for quite a while. If you paid for it I believe it has lots of online guides, references and other info. I just use it to identify a tree or plant I see.
 
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Al,
I have a few books that cover most trees in my locality. I often reference Peterson's Field guide to trees in the Eastern United States. They also have one for the Western States as well.
You can browse the first few pages here:
 
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