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The Plant Hunters - a book by Fry, Carolyn

The Plant Hunters

The Adventures of the World's Greatest Botanical Explorers

The Plant Hunters( )
Author: Fry, Carolyn
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
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From geraniums to begonias, the common plants that often adorn backyard gardens are rarely native to our region. The same goes for many of the diverse and delicious fruits and vegetables that grace our dinner tables. We take their accessibility and ubiquity for granted, unaware of the great debt we owe to the naturalists and explorers who traveled around the world in search of these then unusual plants and brought back samples and seeds—along with fantastic stories. In...
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Detailed Subjects: Antiques & Collectibles / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 12 x 1 Inches

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