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Discovering wild plant names

Stevens, John

Discovering wild plant names

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Published by Shire in Oxford, UK .
Written in English

  • Plant names, Popular -- Great Britain,
  • Trees -- Great Britain -- Nomenclature (Popular),
  • Plants -- Great Britain -- Nomenclature,
  • Trees -- Great Britain -- Nomenclature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn E. Stevens ; illustrations by Molly Hyde.
    SeriesShire classics -- no. 166
    LC ClassificationsQK13 .S74 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23688657M
    ISBN 100852632134
    ISBN 109780852632130
    LC Control Number2009288640

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