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Plants up close by Joan Elma Rahn

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


  • Plants -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Plant morphology -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Plants.,
  • Botany.

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About the Edition

Examines five different plants in order to show how the parts of a plant function and how they contribute to the plant"s life.

Edition Notes

StatementJoan Elma Rahn.
GenreJuvenile literature.
LC ClassificationsQK49 .R33
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 119 p. :
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4260981M
ISBN 100395316774
LC Control Number81006656

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