Flora of the northern Mojave Desert, California by Mary DeDecker

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Published by California Native Plant Society in Berkeley, Calif .

Written in English

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Places:

  • California,
  • Mojave Desert.

Subjects:

  • Botany -- California -- Mojave Desert.

Edition Notes

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StatementMary DeDecker ; foreword by Frank C. Vasek.
SeriesSpecial publication / California Native Plant Society ;, no. 7, Special publication (California Native Plant Society) ;, no. 7.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK149 .D43 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 163 p. :
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2849907M
ISBN 100943460093
LC Control Number84012151
OCLC/WorldCa10851524

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