5 edition of A field guide to the flowers and plants of Victoria found in the catalog.
A field guide to the flowers and plants of Victoria
Willis, J. H.
|Statement||[by] J. H. Willis, B. A. Fuhrer [and] E. R. Rotherham.|
|Contributions||Fuhrer, B. A. joint author., Rotherham, E. R., joint author.|
|LC Classifications||QK459 .W48|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||304 p. :|
|Number of Pages||304|
|LC Control Number||76360762|
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