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RESEARCH LITERATURE

The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.

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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

Month: Jul
Year: 1994

Publication Type: Article
Journal: American Journal of Botany
Volume: 81
Issue: 7
Pages: 805-814

Article Topic(s): Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Longleaf pine,Sandhill

Species Referenced: Pityopsis graminifolia (Narrowleaf silkgrass),

Abstract

Shoot 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 Citation

J. 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.

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