Florida Butterfly Gardening A Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Butterflies of the Lower South by Marc C. Minno

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Published by University Press of Florida .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Animal husbandry,
  • Butterflies,
  • Garden design & planning,
  • Garden Design,
  • Arthropoda,
  • Science,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Butterflies & Moths,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Butterfly gardening,
  • Florida

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsDiane Pierce (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8021602M
ISBN 100813016657
ISBN 109780813016658
OCLC/WorldCa40660177

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