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Trees, leaves, flowers & seeds : a visual encyclopedia of the plant kingdom / written by Dr. Sarah Jose ; consultant, Dr. Chris Clennett.

Jose, Sarah, (author.). Clennet, Chris, (consultant.). Smithsonian Institution. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781465482426 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1465482423 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2019.

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General Note:
At head of title: DK Smithsonian.
Includes indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
The world of plants -- Nonflowering plants -- Flowering plants -- Living with plants.
Summary, etc.:
Presents facts about plants, including which ones eat insects, how cacti store water, and where the tallest tree in the world is.
"We couldn't live without plants. We need them for food, shelter, and even the air we breathe, yet we know surprisingly little about them. Why do thistles bristle with spines? How do some plants trap and eat insects? Did you know there are trees that are 5,000 years old? Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds explores the mysterious world of plants to find the answers to these and many more questions." --
Subject: Plants > Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
Botany > Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
Genre: Encyclopedias.
Illustrated works.
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