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1925 irises of the better kind bearded or pogoniris by H.P. Simpson (Firm)

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Written in English


  • Nursery stock,
  • Catalogs,
  • Varieties,
  • Bulbs (Plants),
  • Irises (Plants),
  • Roots

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StatementH.P. Simpson, grower
ContributionsSimpson, H. P., Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
The Physical Object
Pagination16 pages ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26352302M

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