Flowering dogwood, an American wood
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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in [washington .
Written in English


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Bibliography: p. 5

SeriesU.S. Forest Service. FS [American wood] no. 232
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p. illus.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25609015M

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