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Life history strategies of Florida scrub plants in relation to fire
Author(s): E. S. Menges, N. Kohfeldt
Journal: Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club
Article Topic(s): Disturbance,Rare plants,Restoration
Research Setting(s): Scrub
Species Referenced: Lyonia fruticosa (Coastal plain staggerbush), Polygonella robusta (Largeflower jointweed), Serenoa repens (Saw palmetto), Vaccinium darrowii (Darrow's blueberry), Vaccinium myrsinites (Shiny blueberry),
AbstractCharacterizes life history strategies of Florida scrub plants in response to fire. Species were grouped into four guilds: resprouters, resprouters and seeders, obligate seeders), and resprouters and clonal spreaders.
Suggested CitationE. S. Menges and N. Kohfeldt. "Life history strategies of Florida scrub plants in relation to fire." Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 122.4 (1995): 282-297.