Did you know you can access the Native Plant Information Network with your web-enabled smartphone?
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.
Regeneration of Ipomoea pes-caprae after coastal erosion (Mocambique Beach, Santa Catarina Island, Southern Brazil)
Author(s): T. T. Castellani and F. A. M. Santos
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Journal of Coastal Research
Article Topic(s): Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Coastal
Species Referenced: Ipomoea pes-caprae (Railroad vine),
AbstractThe growth and recolonization rates of three stolons and 20 seedlings of Ipomea pes-caprae were monitored over one following an overwash event. Increasing ground cover was mostly due to resprouting of extant stolons, though seedling survival was high (90%).
Suggested CitationT. T. Castellani and F. A. M. Santos. "Regeneration of Ipomoea pes-caprae after coastal erosion (Mocambique Beach, Santa Catarina Island, Southern Brazil)." Journal of Coastal Research 2 (2006): 1243-1245.