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Effects of Fire Season and Soil Fertility on Clonal Growth in a Pyrophilic Forb, Pityopsis graminifolia (Asteraceae)
Author(s): J. S. Brewer and W. J. Platt
Publication Type: Article
Journal: American Journal of Botany
Article Topic(s): Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Longleaf pine,Sandhill
Species Referenced: Pityopsis graminifolia (Narrowleaf silkgrass),
AbstractShoot density of Pityopsis graminifolia increased with May burnings, and with May canopy/litter removal and fertilization. Timing of fires also affected rhizome size (larger in January burned plots).
Suggested CitationJ. S. Brewer and W. J. Platt. "Effects of Fire Season and Soil Fertility on Clonal Growth in a Pyrophilic Forb, Pityopsis graminifolia (Asteraceae)." American Journal of Botany 81.7 (1994): 805-814.