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  • Gladiolus,
  • Catalogs,
  • Varieties,
  • Bulbs (Plants),
  • Nursery stock,
  • Roots,
  • Nurseries (Horticulture)

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StatementMerton G. Ellis Bulb Gardens
ContributionsHenry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
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