All about Tennessee wildflowers by Jan W. Midgley

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Published by Sweetwater Press in [Birmingham, Ala.] .

Written in English

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  • Tennessee.


  • Native plants for cultivation -- Tennessee.,
  • Wild flowers -- Tennessee.,
  • Wild flowers -- Propagation -- Tennessee.,
  • Native plant gardening -- Tennessee.,
  • Wild flower gardening -- Tennessee.,
  • Plant communities -- Tennessee.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-290) and index.

Book details

Other titlesTennessee wildflowers
StatementJan W. Midgley.
LC ClassificationsSB439.24.T2 M54 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 298 p. :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL387278M
ISBN 101581731892
LC Control Number98050112

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