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Author Houser, Steve, 1959- author

Title Comanche Marker Trees of Texas / Steve Houser, Linda Pelon, Jimmy W. Arterberry
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2016]
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Contents Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part 1: The process. Basic information regarding Indian marker trees -- Early recorded history of Indian marker trees -- The process of qualifying and recognizing trees -- Comanche marker tree taxonomy: Comanche marker/Turning/Pointing/Leaning/Bent trees (Medicine Trees) -- Determining the age range of a tree -- Maps of recognized and potential Comanche marker trees -- Part 2: Tree biology and natural forces. Nature can create bent trees -- Bending trunks and limbs alters their biological and mechanical functions -- Part 3: Profiles of recognized Comanche marker trees. Gateway Park Comanche marker tree: Lower White Rock Creek Section of Dallas's Great Trinity Forest -- Storytelling Place Comanche marker tree -- Cedar Ridge Comanche marker tree -- California Crossing Comanche marker tree -- Birds Fort Trail Comanche marker tree -- Irving Escarpment Ridge Comanche marker tree -- Comanche marker trees conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Comanche Indians -- Texas
Historic trees -- Texas
Natural monuments -- Texas
Trees -- Texas -- Folklore
Trees -- Texas -- Identification
Comanche Indians.
Historic trees.
Natural monuments.
Texas -- History, Local
Genre/Form Field guides.
Local history.
Form Electronic book
Author Arterberry, Jimmy W., 1961- author
Pelon, Linda, author
LC no. 2016010469
ISBN 1623494494