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Landscaping with wildflowers & native plants

by William H. W. Wilson

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Published by Ortho Books in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Wild flower gardening,
    • Native plant gardening,
    • Landscape gardening,
    • Wild flower gardening -- United States,
    • Native plant gardening -- United States,
    • Landscape gardening -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      Other titlesLandscaping with wildflowers and native plants.
      StatementWilliam H.W. Wilson ; photographer, Michael McKinley ; illustrator, Ron Hildebrand.
      ContributionsMcKinley, Michael D., Hildebrand, Ron.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB439 .W55 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination93 p. :
      Number of Pages93
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2872524M
      ISBN 100897210298
      LC Control Number84061501

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