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Published by Christopher Sower company in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New Jersey.

Subjects:

  • Botany -- New Jersey,
  • Plant ecology

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby John W. Harshberger ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK941.N5 H3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 329 p.
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6591919M
LC Control Number16023570
OCLC/WorldCa1495868

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