Utah Wildflowers a field guide to northern and central mountains and valleys by Richard J. Shaw

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Published by Utah State University Press in Logan, Utah .

Written in English

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  • Wild flowers -- Utah -- Identification.,
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 212) and index.

Book details

StatementRichard J. Shaw.
LC ClassificationsQK189 .S46 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1089733M
ISBN 100874211700
LC Control Number94013838

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