Wild Plants In Flower--Wetlands And Quiet Waters Of The Midwest (Wild Plants in Flower) by Robert O. Petty

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Published by Indiana University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Plant life: general,
  • Nature,
  • Ecology,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • USA,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Flowers,
  • Plants - General

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsMarion T. Jackson (Foreword), Torkel Korling (Photographer)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10228344M
ISBN 100253217660
ISBN 109780253217660
OCLC/WorldCa57068806

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