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Rare bulb species suitable for use in American rock gardens by Mayfair Nurseries

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Written in English


  • Bulbs (Plants),
  • Equipment and supplies,
  • Nursery stock,
  • Catalogs,
  • Rock gardens

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StatementMayfair Nurseries
ContributionsHenry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination11 unnumbered pages ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26397881M

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