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Wild urban plants of the Northeast

Peter Del Tredici

Wild urban plants of the Northeast

a field guide

by Peter Del Tredici

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter Del Tredici ; foreword by Steward T.A. Pickett
SeriesCornell paperbacks, Cornell paperbacks
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK118 .D45 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 374 p. :
Number of Pages374
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24487901M
ISBN 100801474582
ISBN 109780801474583
LC Control Number2009034648
OCLC/WorldCa434126234

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