266 illustrations of trees including: oak, ocotea catesbyana, olive, orange, Pacific yew, palm, Ceylon palm, sago palm, sabal palm, palmetto, papaw, papaya, paper birch, parasol pine, peach, pear, pecan, persea, persimmon, pignut, pin-oak, pitch pine, plantain, plum, pomegranate, and poplar

Also known as Pinus quadrifolia. The pine cone of a Parry Pinyon tree.

Pine Cone of a Parry Pinyon

Also known as Pinus quadrifolia. The pine cone of a Parry Pinyon tree.

Also known as Quercus engelmannii. The branch of a Pasadena Oak tree, native to California.

Branch of Pasadena Oak

Also known as Quercus engelmannii. The branch of a Pasadena Oak tree, native to California.

The branch of a Pasania densiflora, a species of beech tree.

Branch of Pasania Densiflora

The branch of a Pasania densiflora, a species of beech tree.

White pines coming into a pasture. On this land trees pay better than the poor pasture.

Pasture with trees

White pines coming into a pasture. On this land trees pay better than the poor pasture.

Trees in a pasture.

Trees in a pasture

Trees in a pasture.

Longitudinal section of a peach, showing flesh, stone, and seed.

Peach

Longitudinal section of a peach, showing flesh, stone, and seed.

A class of fruit trees including many varieties, and cultivated in all the countries having a warm or temperate climate. Some writers have classed the peach tree as a distinct genus, while others consider it allied to the almond, cherry, and plum.

Peach

A class of fruit trees including many varieties, and cultivated in all the countries having a warm or…

"Longitudinal section of a peach." -Bergen, 1896

Peach

"Longitudinal section of a peach." -Bergen, 1896

"Fruit of Peach (Prunus persica). En, endocarp; Ep, epicarp; Mes, mesocarp." -Whitney, 1911

Peach

"Fruit of Peach (Prunus persica). En, endocarp; Ep, epicarp; Mes, mesocarp." -Whitney, 1911

An illustration of a peach on the branch.

Peach

An illustration of a peach on the branch.

Illustrated is a dead peach branch. The branch is dead due to the effects of the monilia funugs.

Peach Branch

Illustrated is a dead peach branch. The branch is dead due to the effects of the monilia funugs.

Illustrated are the effects of leaf-curl fungus on peach foliage.

Peach Foliage

Illustrated are the effects of leaf-curl fungus on peach foliage.

Illustrated are tufted shoots of peach yellows.

Peach Yellows

Illustrated are tufted shoots of peach yellows.

An illustration of a Crawford's early peach.

Crawford's Early Peach

An illustration of a Crawford's early peach.

Illustration of a late admirable peach.

Late Admirable Peach

Illustration of a late admirable peach.

Illustration of a president peach.

President Peach

Illustration of a president peach.

Brown-rot, healthy peach above, diseased below

Healthy and diseased peaches

Brown-rot, healthy peach above, diseased below

Also known as Salix amygdaloides. The branch of a Peachleaf Willow tree, native to southern Canada and northern United States.

Branch of Peachleaf Willow

Also known as Salix amygdaloides. The branch of a Peachleaf Willow tree, native to southern Canada and…

The pear is a fruit tree of the Rosacea family.

Pear

The pear is a fruit tree of the Rosacea family.

Longitudinal and transverse sections of a pear.

Pear

Longitudinal and transverse sections of a pear.

A tree of many varieties, some of which produce delicious fruit.

Pear

A tree of many varieties, some of which produce delicious fruit.

A fruit tree belonging to the same genus as the apple, and cultivated extensively for its fruit. It is native to Eurasia, where it may be found in many regions still growing wild, either in the form of a shrub or a tree.

Pear

A fruit tree belonging to the same genus as the apple, and cultivated extensively for its fruit. It…

An illustration of a pear.

Pear

An illustration of a pear.

"Fruit-bud of pear, showing its development. A, opening in spring; B, later, developing flowers and leaves; C, later still; only one flower has produced a fruit, the rest having fallen off. Below it is a lateral bud which will continue the spur next year." -Bergen, 1896

Pear Fruit-Bud

"Fruit-bud of pear, showing its development. A, opening in spring; B, later, developing flowers and…

The autumn bergamot pear is small and roundish. The skin is brownish green on the shady side and reddish brown next to the sun. The flesh is juicy and richly flavored.

Autumn Bergamot Pear

The autumn bergamot pear is small and roundish. The skin is brownish green on the shady side and reddish…

The beurre bosc pear has medium sized fruit The skin is yellow covered all over with orange russet. The fruit has a melting, buttery, very rich flavor.

Beurre Bosc Pear

The beurre bosc pear has medium sized fruit The skin is yellow covered all over with orange russet.…

Beurre sterckmans pears are medium sized with yellow russet skin. The flavor is very juicy, melting, and rich.

Beurre Sterckmans Pear

Beurre sterckmans pears are medium sized with yellow russet skin. The flavor is very juicy, melting,…

The Easter Beurre pear is large with dull green skin. The fruit has a buttery and juicy flavor and is finely perfurmed.

Easter Beurre Pear

The Easter Beurre pear is large with dull green skin. The fruit has a buttery and juicy flavor and is…

"1. branch of Pyrus communis; 2. its flower divided vertically; 3. a cross section of its fruit." -Lindley, 1853

European Pear

"1. branch of Pyrus communis; 2. its flower divided vertically; 3. a cross section of its fruit." -Lindley,…

This flowering branch of pear shows to corymbs of flowers. A large portion of flowers fall off at an early stage of growth.

Flowering Branch of Pear

This flowering branch of pear shows to corymbs of flowers. A large portion of flowers fall off at an…

Shown is the system or mode of bearing the fruit of a pear tree.

Fruiting Branchlet of Pear

Shown is the system or mode of bearing the fruit of a pear tree.

Illustration of a cross section of a Jalousie de Fontenay Vendee pear.

Jalousie de Fontenay Vendee Pear

Illustration of a cross section of a Jalousie de Fontenay Vendee pear.

The passe crassane pear is medium sized with greenish yellow skin with brown dots. The flesh is somewhat gritty, half melting, and finely perfurmed.

Passe Crassane Pear

The passe crassane pear is medium sized with greenish yellow skin with brown dots. The flesh is somewhat…

Illustration of a Portugal quince pear.

Portugal Quince Pear

Illustration of a Portugal quince pear.

An illustration of the cross section of a Portugal quince pear.

Cross section of a Portugal Quince Pear

An illustration of the cross section of a Portugal quince pear.

Uvedale's St. Germain pears are very large with dark green skin. These pears can sometimes weigh over two pounds.

Uvedale's St. Germain Pear

Uvedale's St. Germain pears are very large with dark green skin. These pears can sometimes weigh over…

Illustration of a cross section of a Washington pear.

Washington Pear

Illustration of a cross section of a Washington pear.

"Pear Tree"—Lossing, 1851

Pear-Tree

"Pear Tree"—Lossing, 1851

Work of the sinuate pear-borer on a Bartlett pear-tree.

Pear-Tree

Work of the sinuate pear-borer on a Bartlett pear-tree.

Also known as Hicoria pecan. The branch of a standard pecan tree.

Branch of Pecan Tree

Also known as Hicoria pecan. The branch of a standard pecan tree.

The pecan trees at Villere's in New Orleans.

Pecan Trees

The pecan trees at Villere's in New Orleans.

"Some plants, like pelargoniums, can only be kept handsomely formed and well furnished by cutting them down severely every season, after the blooming is over. The plants should be prepared for this by keeping them rather dry at the root, and after cutting they must stand with little or no water till the stems heal over, and produce yound shoots, or "break," as it is technically termed." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Pelargoniums

"Some plants, like pelargoniums, can only be kept handsomely formed and well furnished by cutting them…

"Celastrus paniculatus. 1. a flower; 2. a perpendicular section of the ovary; 3. a cross section of the ovary; 4. a vertical section of a seed; 5. a cross section of it." -Lindley, 1853

Peng

"Celastrus paniculatus. 1. a flower; 2. a perpendicular section of the ovary; 3. a cross section of…

This plant features rich and showy yellow flowers.

Wall Pepper

This plant features rich and showy yellow flowers.

Leaves, at least the younger onces, densely hairy or wooly beneath.

Persea

Leaves, at least the younger onces, densely hairy or wooly beneath.

The branch of a Persea borbonia tree.

Branch of Persea Borbonia

The branch of a Persea borbonia tree.

A branch of a Persea pubescens tree, native to the coasts of the south Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.

Branch of Persea Pubescens

A branch of a Persea pubescens tree, native to the coasts of the south Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.

Commonly called Persian Lilac, White Cedar, Chinaberry or Bead Tree, Lunumidella, Ceylon Cedar, Melia azedarach(syn. M. australis, M. japonica, M. sempervivens, M. dubia ), is a deciduous tree in the mahogany family Meliaceae, native to India, southern China and Australia. In South Africa it is commonly but erroneously called Syringa, which is in fact the lilac genus. The genus Melia includes four other species, occurring from southeast Asia to northern Australia. They are all deciduous or semi-evergreen trees.

Persian Lilac

Commonly called Persian Lilac, White Cedar, Chinaberry or Bead Tree, Lunumidella, Ceylon Cedar, Melia…

The common name of persica is peach. The davidiana variety and small fruit that are yellow when mature. The margins of the leaves are finely serrated.

Fruiting Branch, Leaf, and Stone of Persica Davidiana

The common name of persica is peach. The davidiana variety and small fruit that are yellow when mature.…

"Leaves and fruit of the common persimmon." -University Society, 1920

Persimmon

"Leaves and fruit of the common persimmon." -University Society, 1920

Leaves - simple; alternate, edge entire. Outline - long oval or long egg-shape. Apex - pointed. Base - pointed or rounded. Leaf - three to five inches long, thickish; dark and smooth, usually shining, above; below dull, with ribs curved and irregular and minutely downy. On the upper surface the ribs are quite indistinct, except as the lea is held toward the light when they appear almost transparent. In the same position the left is seen also to be edged with a slight delicate fringe (appearing in the dried leaf like a line of yellow light). Bark - of trunk dark and rough. Flowers - greenish-yellow and small, at the base of the leaf-stems. June. Fruit - about one inch in diameter, rounded, nearly stemless, orange-red when ripe, with about eight large flat seeds. After frost it is of very pleasant flavor, before, exceedingly "puckery." Found - from Connecticut southward to Florida and westward to Southeastern Iowa. General Information - A tree twenty to sixty feet high; sometimes, at the South, more than one hundred feet high. The wood is hard and close-grained; the bark tonic and astringent. From two Greek words meaning fruit of Jove.

Genus Diospyros, L. (Persimmon)

Leaves - simple; alternate, edge entire. Outline - long oval or long egg-shape. Apex - pointed. Base…

This perennial belongs to scillia; widely seen in Mediterranean regions.

Scilla Peruviana

This perennial belongs to scillia; widely seen in Mediterranean regions.

Phoenix reclinata is a variety of date palm. This variety grows about fifty feet tall.

Phoenix Reclinata

Phoenix reclinata is a variety of date palm. This variety grows about fifty feet tall.

Phoenix rupicola is a variety of date palm. This variety grows between fifteen and twenty feet tall.

Phoenix Rupicola

Phoenix rupicola is a variety of date palm. This variety grows between fifteen and twenty feet tall.

Phoenix tenius is a variety of date palm. It is more fine and slender than other varieties.

Phoenix Tenius

Phoenix tenius is a variety of date palm. It is more fine and slender than other varieties.

The common name of phyllocladus is celery-leaved pine tree. The leaves of the glauca variety are fan-wedged shaped.

Phyllocladus Glauca

The common name of phyllocladus is celery-leaved pine tree. The leaves of the glauca variety are fan-wedged…

A South American Palm.

Piassava

A South American Palm.

The common names of picea excelsa are burgundy pitch tree and Norway spruce fir. The leaves are scattered and have four sides.

Picea Excelsa

The common names of picea excelsa are burgundy pitch tree and Norway spruce fir. The leaves are scattered…

The common names of picea excelsa are burgundy pitch tree and Norway spruce fir. Pictured is a fruiting branch and scale with seeds in position, and the seed of the burgundy pitch tree.

Picea Excelsa

The common names of picea excelsa are burgundy pitch tree and Norway spruce fir. Pictured is a fruiting…

Pictured is picea pungens. The two small tufts to the right are the maxwelli variety of picea excelsa.

Picea Pungens

Pictured is picea pungens. The two small tufts to the right are the maxwelli variety of picea excelsa.