American basswood
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American basswood

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Published in Washington .
Written in English


  • Tilia Americana,
  • Lindens

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 8

SeriesU.S. Forest Service. FS [American wood] no. 219
ContributionsGodman, Richard M.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. illus.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25609599M

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