TITLE

Rewards Offered For Finding Rare Plants

PUB. DATE
December 1984
SOURCE
National Wildlife (World Edition);Dec84/Jan85, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the American Horticultural Society is offering rewards for organizations and individuals who document the existence of plants which are thought to be extinct. Number of plants in the U.S. considered extinct.
ACCESSION #
12691715

Tags: EXTINCT plants;  HORTICULTURE;  PLANTS -- Extinction;  BOTANY;  ENDANGERED plants

 

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