How to identify grasses and grasslike plants (sedges and rushes) by Harold David Harrington

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Published by Swallow Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Grasses -- Identification.,
  • Cyperaceae -- Identification.,
  • Juncaceae -- Identification.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Book details

StatementH. D. Harrington ; illustrated by Ann Steely, Robin Hause, and Janet Klein.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK495.G74 H34
The Physical Object
Pagination142 p. :
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4887086M
ISBN 100804007462
LC Control Number76017744

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[Harold David Harrington] -- Introduction - I. Vegetative morphology of grasses - II. Spikelet morphology of grasses - III. Spikelet modifications of grasses - IV. Inflorensences of grasses - V.

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