From the Author
Drawings on page 3 show both leaf scars and bundle scars. Immediately beside the map for Osage Orange, too, the text says "Once native to n. Texas, e. Oklahoma, etc., home of the Osage Indians, this species was widely planted before the invention of barbed wire. It is now widely distributed in our area".
About the Author
Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.