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Effects of reintroduction of fire into fire suppressed coastal scrub and longleaf pine communities along the lower gulf coastal plain

Author(s): A. D. Ruth, D. L. Miller, S. Lose and A. Long

Month: Oct
Year: 2007

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Natural Areas Journal
Journal Link: http://www.naturalarea.org/journal.asp
Volume: 27
Issue: 4
Pages: 332-344

Article Topic(s): Community level survey,Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Longleaf pine,Scrub,Coastal

Species Referenced: Ilex vomitoria (Yaupon), Kalmia hirsuta (Hairy mountainlaurel), Yucca filamentosa (Adam's needle),

Abstract

Investigates the effects of fire reintroduction and and environmental variation on plant distribution in northwest Florida coastal habitats. Ilex vomitoria and Yucca filamentosa were most closely associated with higher elevation sites, while Vaccinium myrsinites was closely associated with lower sites.

Suggested Citation

A. D. Ruth, D. L. Miller, S. Lose and A. Long. "Effects of reintroduction of fire into fire suppressed coastal scrub and longleaf pine communities along the lower gulf coastal plain." Natural Areas Journal 27.4 (2007): 332-344.

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ISSN: 0885-8608

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