Natural prairie in the DeKalb area, 1840 to present
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Published by Gurler Heritage Association in DeKalb, Ill .
Written in English



  • De Kalb County (Ill.),
  • Illinois,
  • De Kalb County.


  • Prairie ecology -- Illinois -- De Kalb County.,
  • Prairies -- Illinois -- De Kalb County.,
  • De Kalb County (Ill.)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 18-20.

StatementDon Murray ; ill. by the author.
SeriesGurler chronicle ;, no. 1
LC ClassificationsQH105.I3 M87
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. :
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4146350M
LC Control Number80125467

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