Manual of Botany for the Northern States, Comprising Generic Descriptions of All Phenogamous and Cryptogamous Plants to the North of Virginia Hitherto Described. ... Each Genus Illustrated by Short Descriptions of Its Most Common Species. By the Members of the Botanical Class in William's College (Mass.). From a Manuscript System by the Author of Richard's Botanical Dictionary [i.e. A. Eaton].
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