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The habitat garden book wildlife landscaping for the San Francisco Bay Region by Nancy Bauer

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Published by Coyote Ridge Press in Sebastopol, Calif .
Written in English


  • Habitat (Ecology) -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area.,
  • Gardening -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area.,
  • Landscape plants -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 53-54) and index.

StatementNancy Bauer.
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23026863M
ISBN 10097074501
LC Control Number2001086272

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