River vegetation, its identification, assessment, and management a field guide to the macrophytic vegetation of British watercourses by S. M. Haslam

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain

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  • Stream plants -- Great Britain -- Identification.

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Includes index.

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StatementS. M. Haslam, P. Z. Wolseley.
ContributionsWolseley, P. A., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK306 .H27
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 154 p. :
Number of Pages154
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Open LibraryOL4425948M
ISBN 100521231868, 0521231876
LC Control Number79041768

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