Ornamental shrubs for Canada
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Published by Queen"s Printer and Controller of Stationery in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Gardening -- Canada.,
  • Ornamental shrubs -- Canada.

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Edition Notes


Statementby Lawrence C. Shrek and Arthur R. Buckley.
ContributionsBuckley, Arthur R, Shrek, Lawrence C.
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p. ill. ; 23cm.
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21588677M

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