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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-generated gaps on growth and reproduction of golden aster (Pityopsis graminifolia)

Author(s): J. S. Brewer, W. J. Platt, J. S. Glitzenstein and D. R. Streng

Month: Oct-Dec
Year: 1996

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club
Volume: 123
Issue: 4
Pages: 295-303

Article Topic(s): Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Forest

Species Referenced: Pityopsis graminifolia (Narrowleaf silkgrass),

Abstract

Pityopsis graminifolia ramets were found at a lower density in two year old tree gaps than in surrounding undisturbed habitat. Additionally, ramets found outside tree gaps in "not-recently burned" or winter burned sites were larger, produced more tillers and were more likely to bolt.

Suggested Citation

J. S. Brewer, W. J. Platt, J. S. Glitzenstein and D. R. Streng. "Effects of fire-generated gaps on growth and reproduction of golden aster (Pityopsis graminifolia)." Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 123.4 (1996): 295-303.

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