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Plant exploration for Longwood Gardens

Author: Tomasz Aniśko
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Longwood Gardens of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, enjoys a long and distinguished tradition of plant exploration, dating back to the foundation of its arboretum in 1798. The arboretum was a home for plants gathered by a number of the earliest botanical explorers of America, including John and William Bartram, Humphry and Moses Marshall, and Andre Michaux. When Longwood Gardens was opened to the public in the 1950s,
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tomasz Aniśko
ISBN: 0881927384 9780881927382
OCLC Number: 61179617
Description: 334 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
Contents: Himalaya and adjacent regions --
Japan --
South Korea --
China --
Australasia --
Africa --
Russia and its neighbors --
Europe --
Around the Caribbean --
South America.
Responsibility: Tomasz Anisko ; foreword by Christopher Brickell.
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