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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
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Ecological Engineering
Article Topic(s): Disturbance,Water
Research Setting(s): Nursery,Urban
Species Referenced: Cephalanthus occidentalis (Common buttonbush),
AbstractEvaluates 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.
Suggested CitationM. 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.