Wild plants of the Canadian prairies
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Wild plants of the Canadian prairies by A. C. Budd

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Published by Research Branch, Canada Dept. of Agriculture in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Botany -- Prairie Provinces.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementArchibald C. Budd and Keith F. Best.
SeriesPublication (Canada. Dept. of Agriculture) -- 983
ContributionsCanada. Dept. of Agriculture. Research Branch.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 519 p. :
Number of Pages519
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13543354M

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Revision of Wild Plants of the Canadian Prairies by Archibald Charles Budd published in Wild plants of the Canadian prairies. Ottawa: Experimental Farms Service, Canada Dept. of Agriculture, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Archibald C Budd; Canada. Department of Agriculture. Experimental Farms. Prairie National Wildlife Area Spanning five eco-regions within the Prairies and Boreal Plains ecozones of Saskatchewan, the Prairie National Wildlife Area (NWA) is . Native plants are the foundation of an ecological landscape that supports life and attracts birds, butterflies and pollinators. For a sustainable planting and the full ecological benefits that natives offer, choose plants that are adapted to and will thrive in the growing conditions where they will be planted.