An illustrated guide to some poisonous plants and animals of Florida by George R. Campbell

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Published by Pineapple Press in Englewood, Fla .

Written in English

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  • Poisonous animals -- Florida -- Identification.,
  • Poisonous plants -- Florida -- Identification.,
  • First aid in illness and injury.

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StatementGeorge R. Campbell ; illustrated by Ann L. Winterbotham.
ContributionsWinterbotham, Ann L.
LC ClassificationsQL100 .C28 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3190526M
ISBN 100910923043
LC Control Number83061760

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