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Geographic reconnaissance of seashore vegetation along the Mexican Gulf coast

Jonathan D. Sauer

Geographic reconnaissance of seashore vegetation along the Mexican Gulf coast

by Jonathan D. Sauer

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico.
    • Subjects:
    • Coastal plants.,
    • Plant ecology -- Mexico.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 57-59.

      Statementby Jonathan Sauer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK938.C6 S3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 59 p.
      Number of Pages59
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5551781M
      LC Control Number67031301
      OCLC/WorldCa177088

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