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Reading the landscape of America

May Theilgaard Watts

Reading the landscape of America

by May Theilgaard Watts

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Plant ecology -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMay Theilgaard Watts.
      ContributionsWatts, May Theilgaard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK115 .W37 1975
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 354 p. :
      Number of Pages354
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5058640M
      ISBN 100026244004
      LC Control Number74022152
      OCLC/WorldCa1056958

      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. May Petrea Theilgaard Watts (1 May – 20 August ) was an American naturalist, writer, poet, illustrator, and educator. She was a naturalist at The Morton Arboretum and author of Reading the Landscape of AmericaAlma mater: B.S., University of Chicago (botany, .

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Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this natural history classic, the author takes /5. The book Reading the Landscape: an Adventure in Ecology was suggested to me in by John Tietz, then a professor of landscape architecture at the U of Minnesota.

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