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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • California

Subjects:

  • Grasses -- California -- Identification

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 171.

SeriesCalifornia natural history guides,, 33
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK495.G74 C7
The Physical Object
Pagination178 p.
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5433418M
ISBN 100520027396, 0520025075
LC Control Number73080829

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