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natural history of vacant lots

by Matthew F. Vessel

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vacant lot ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMatthew F. Vessel and Herbert H. Wong ; photos by Matthew F. Vessel.
    SeriesCalifornia natural history guides -- 50
    ContributionsWong, Herbert H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541.5.V27
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21489492M
    ISBN 100520052501, 0520053907

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