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American grasses

by F. Lamson-Scribner

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Division of Agrontology in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grasses -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby F. Lamson-Scribner.
    SeriesBulletin -- no. 7, 17, Bulletin (United States. Division of Agrostology) -- no. 7, 17
    ContributionsUnited States. Division of Agrostology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK495 G74 S3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23272571M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Scribner, Frank Lamson- American grasses. Washington: Gov. Print. Off., (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lamson-Scribner, F.

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Division of Agrostology) ; no. 7, 17 By. Mary Agnes Meara Chase (Ap – Septem ) was an American botanist who worked at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Smithsonian is "considered one of the world's outstanding agrostologists" and is known for her work on the study of grasses and for her work as a suffragistFields: botany, botanical illustration.

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“A new edition of the classic botanical introduction to agrostology covering the major groups of grasses found in the Americas. Truly a standard, Chase first published the guide in and was considered the preeminent agrostologist of American grasses at the time of her death in ”—SciTech Book News.

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American grasses Item Preview remove-circle Seems to get slightly more out of focus as the book progresses. Left face is fine though. Addeddate Bookplateleaf Call numberPages: Manual of the Grasses of the United States Volume 1 by A. Hitchcock, A.

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