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A Field Guide to Western Medicinal Plants and Herbs by Steven Foster

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


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ContributionsRoger Tory Peterson (Series Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7468167M
ISBN 10039583807X
ISBN 109780395838075
OCLC/WorldCa49225524

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