by L. H. Bailey
Publisher: Macmillan 1921
Number of pages: 201
Contents: No Two Plants or Parts are Alike; The Struggle to Live; Survival of the Fit; Plant Societies; The Plant Body; Seeds and Germination; The Root - The Forms of Roots; The Root - Function and Structure; The Stem - Kinds and Forms - Pruning; The Stem - Its General Structure; Leaves - Form and Position; Leaves - Structure and Anatomy; Leaves - Function or Work; Dependent Plants; etc.
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