North American prairie. by Weaver, John E.

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Published by Johnsen Pub. Co. in Lincoln, Neb .

Written in English

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  • North America.


  • Prairies,
  • Botany -- North America

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 332-339.

Book details

LC ClassificationsQK938.P7 W4
The Physical Object
Pagination348 p.
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6151962M
LC Control Number54004501

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