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Some unusual natural areas in Ilinois and a few of their plants

Robert A. Evers

Some unusual natural areas in Ilinois and a few of their plants

by Robert A. Evers

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Published by State of Illinois, Dept. of Registration and Education, Natural History Survey Division in Urbana, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Illinois,
  • Illinois -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert A. Evers.
    SeriesBiological notes -- no. 50
    ContributionsIllinois. Natural History Survey Division
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19203839M

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    Early life. Floyd Swink was born in Villa Park, Illinois in While attending York High School, he picked up an interest in local botany and explored natural areas in the Chicago region with his a young man, he worked as a professional and competitive speed typist, achieving speeds of words per minute and demonstrating typewriters for L.C. Smith and Corona Typewriter Company Born: , Villa Park, Illinois. Why should you work toward restoring natural areas? We need you to answer this question! If you know the answer to this question, please register to join our limited beta program and start the.


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(Robert August), Some unusual natural areas in Illinois and a few of their plants. Some unusual natural areas in Illinois and a few of their plants. Related Titles. Series: Illinois. Natural History Survey. Biological notes ; no.

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