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Life history strategies of Florida scrub plants in relation to fire

Author(s): E. S. Menges, N. Kohfeldt

Year: 1995

Journal: Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club
Volume: 122
Issue: 4
Pages: 282-297

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),

Abstract

Characterizes 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 Citation

E. 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.

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