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Wildflowers and trees of West Virginia

Christopher M. Gatens

Wildflowers and trees of West Virginia

identifying the state"s flora, including shrubs and vines

by Christopher M. Gatens

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Published by Quarrier Press, Distributed by West Virginia Book Co. in Charleston, W. Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants,
  • Wild flowers,
  • Identification,
  • Shrubs,
  • Trees

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementChristopher M. Gatens & Emily Grafton ; illustrations by Erin Turner
    ContributionsGrafton, Emily
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK193 .G37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 187 p. :
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25000710M
    ISBN 101891852639
    ISBN 109781891852633
    LC Control Number2009930747
    OCLC/WorldCa586002421


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