Trees: South Florida and the Keys Field Guide

The long-awaited South Florida edition of these beautiful field guides is finally here! Written by Andrew Koeser, Melissa Friedman, Gitta Hasing, Alan Franck, Holly Finley, and Julie Schelb, this pocket-sized guide has full-color photographs of leaves, bark, flowers, and trees, together with clear descriptions to make identifying trees easier than ever. The book also features a handy identification key, an introduction to plant parts, a glossary, and a ruler to guide you, whether you're a trained botanist or a total beginner.

Cover of the book Trees: South Florida and the Keys, with palm trees and a blue sky featured prominently
  • 180 Florida native, introduced, and invasive species
  • Beautiful color photographs for each species
  • Arranged by leaf type for easy identification
  • Florida Hardiness Zones
  • Special notes about natural history, as well as commercial and cultural uses

Trees: South Florida and the Keys is available at the University Press of Florida website now.

Trees: North and Central Florida Field Guide

Trees: North & Central Florida is available in the UF/IFAS bookstore. This sturdy, pocket-sized field guide—the only one of its kind for north and central Florida—is composed of large, clear, colorful pictures that can be used for quick identification. Written by Andrew Koeser, Gitta Hasing, Melissa Friedman, and Robert Irving. The 140 trees include native, introduced, and invasive species and are arranged by leaf type for ease of use. Florida hardiness zones are included as are special notes about natural history, as well commercial and cultural uses.

New App for iPhone and iPad

The Trees: North & Central Florida mobile application is a readily accessible field guide for professionals, Master Gardeners, educators, and those interested in identifying the trees of north and central Florida. Available at the Apple App Store for iPhone and IPad.

App Features:

  • Search and filter for specific tree characteristics
  • Tag and save your favorite trees
  • Share trees via email, text, and social media
  • App comes with 20 trees for free, but the remaining 120 can be unlocked for $3.99