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Cactus growing for beginners

Vera Higgins

Cactus growing for beginners

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Published by Blandford press ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cactus.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Vera Higgins ... and H.T. Marrable ...
    ContributionsMarrable, H. T. joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB413.C12 H5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p. incl. front., illus.
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6332279M
    LC Control Number36000858
    OCLC/WorldCa9569763


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