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Vegetation of the Pacific coast bogs of North America

Osvald, Hugo

Vegetation of the Pacific coast bogs of North America

by Osvald, Hugo

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Published by Almquist & Wiksells boktryckeri-a.-b. in Uppsala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • British Columbia,
  • Pacific Coast.,
  • North America
    • Subjects:
    • Peat bogs.,
    • Botany -- British Columbia,
    • Botany -- Pacific Coast.,
    • Botany -- North America

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Hugo Osvald.
      SeriesActa phytogeographica suecica. V
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK938.M3 O7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p.
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6323069M
      LC Control Number35014262
      OCLC/WorldCa1803536

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Get this from a library. Vegetation of the Pacific coast bogs of North America. [Hugo Osvald]. acta phytogeographica suecica. v -- vegetation of the pacific coast bogs of north america by hugo osvald uppsala a l m q v i s t & w i k s ell s b 0 kt r y c k e ri-a.-b.

Vegetation of the Pacific coast bogs of North America Osvald, Hugo Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Philosophy, Mathematics and Science Section.

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