Hatch's Cultivars of Woody Plants
2023 Digital PDF Edition
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Author: Laurence C. Hatch, horticultural taxonomist and cultvar historian with contributions from more than 40 genus experts and more users worldwide.
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Taxa Range: all temperate woody plants including trees, shrubs, conifers, vines, hardy palms, and subshrubs, covering mainly cultivars with occasional botanical taxa added for comparison.Tender woody plants only hardy in USDA zones 8-10 only are covered in Hatch's Interior Plants (HIP).
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