Plants growing in GWC exhibit by New York Botanical Garden

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Published by New York Botanical Garden in Bronx .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Enid A. Haupt Conservatory,
  • Food crops,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Edible Plants,
  • History

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Book details

Other titlesPlants growing in Green World for Children exhibit, Plants growing in Greenworld for Children exhibit
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. ;
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25591675M
OCLC/WorldCa82165688

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