Forest trees of Louiaiana and how to know them

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Statementby Caroline Dormon.
SeriesLouisiana. Dept. of conservation. Bulletin, no. 15
LC ClassificationsQK484.L5 D6 1928
The Physical Object
Pagination93, [1] p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL236293M
LC Control Numberagr28000855

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dormon, Caroline. Forest trees of Louiaiana and how to know them. [New Orleans. ?] (OCoLC) Louisiana Nature Set: Field Guides to Wildlife, Birds, Trees & Wildflowers of Louisiana by James Kavanagh, Waterford Press, et al.

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