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Bottomland hardwood forest species responses to flooding regimes along an urbanization gradient

Author(s): M. E. Simmons, X. B. Wu and S. G. Whisenant

Month: Mar
Year: 2007

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Ecological Engineering
Volume: 29
Issue: 3
Pages: 223-231

Article Topic(s): Disturbance,Water
Research Setting(s): Nursery,Urban

Species Referenced: Cephalanthus occidentalis (Common buttonbush),

Abstract

Evaluates the growth of native plants, including Cephalanthus occidentalis, in response to different flood regimes representative of urban stream flow. As an obligate wetland species, C. occidentalis was adapted to urban flooding regimes and is recommended for use in restoration.

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M. E. Simmons, X. B. Wu and S. G. Whisenant. "Bottomland hardwood forest species responses to flooding regimes along an urbanization gradient." Ecological Engineering 29.3 (2007): 223-231.

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ISSN: 0925-8574
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2006.07.005

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