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Principal range plants of the central and southern Rocky Mountains

Mona F. Nickerson

Principal range plants of the central and southern Rocky Mountains

names and symbols

by Mona F. Nickerson

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Fort Collins. Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grasses -- Identification,
  • Plants -- Identification,
  • Shrubs -- Identification,
  • Trees -- Identification

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Mona F. Nickerson, Glen E. Brink, and Charles Feddema
    GenreIdentification.
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service general technical report RM ; 20, General technical report RM -- 20.
    ContributionsBrink, Glen E., jt. comp., Feddema, Charles, jt. comp., Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination121 p. ;
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13600908M

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