Familiar Lectures on Botany: Including Practical and Elementary Botany : with Generic and Specific Descriptions of the Most Common Native and Foreign Plants, and a Vocabulary of Botanical Terms : for the Use of Higher Schools and Academies

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F.J. Huntington, 1832 - Botany - 440 pages
 

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