Wild plants of Canada a flora with descriptive key of families represented by Henry Byron Spotton

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Published by Gage in Toronto .

Written in English

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  • Botany,
  • Wild flowers

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Other titlesCommonly occurring wild plants of Canada., Flora of the wild plants of Canada.
Statementby H. B. Spotton and A. Cosens and T. J. Ivey
ContributionsCosens, A., Ivey, T. J.
LC ClassificationsQK201 .S66 1926
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 309 p. ;
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26565485M

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