A floristic quality index for West Virginian wetland and riparian plant communities
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Published by West Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Experiment Station in Morgantown, WV .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wetland plants -- West Virginia,
  • Riparian plants -- West Virginia,
  • Botany -- West Virginia

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby James S. Rentch and James T. Anderson.
SeriesBulletin -- 730
ContributionsAnderson, James Thomas, 1967-, West Virginia University. Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK193 .R46 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 65 p. :
Number of Pages65
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22976644M
LC Control Number2008354053

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