From the publisher:
"The Appalachian Mountains area is home to one of the world's most diverse temperate forests. This guide to 63 of the area s most characteristic and beautiful species covers the region of Appalachia: the mountains and adjacent areas of the southern and mid-Atlantic states from Pennsylvania to Georgia, especially North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Users will find the characteristic trees of high mountain peaks and those of lower elevations as well. This will be an indispensable resource to visitors of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Shenandoah National Park and Appalachia s other species places."
Quick Reference, 2016