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Seed bank response to wet heat and the vegetation structure of a Virginia pocosin
Author(s): J. F. Bolin
Journal: Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society
Article Topic(s): Community level survey, Germination, Succession
Research Setting(s): Wetland
Species Referenced: Scirpus cyperinus (Woolgrass),
AbstractResearches effects of wet heat treatments on the germination of seed banks of Pocosins, which are shrub wetlands maintained by fire. The seed bank was dominated by Scirpus cyperinus, contained many early successional species, and did not closely resemble the extant vegetation.
Suggested CitationJ. F. Bolin. "Seed bank response to wet heat and the vegetation structure of a Virginia pocosin." Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 134.1 (2007): 80-88.