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RESEARCH LITERATURE

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Limited flooding tolerance of juveniles restricts the distribution of adults in an understory shrub (Itea virginica; Iteaceae)

Author(s): J. T. Anderson, A. A. Landi and P. L. Marks

Month: Sep
Year: 2009

Publication Type: Article
Journal: American Journal of Botany
Volume: 96
Issue: 9
Pages: 1603-1611

Article Topic(s): Disturbance, Water
Research Setting(s): Forest, Wetland

Species Referenced: Itea virginica (Virginia sweetspire),

Abstract

A study of the microhabitat of Itea virginica revealed that 98% of seedlings were found growing on microsites elevated above flood waters.

Suggested Citation

J. T. Anderson, A. A. Landi and P. L. Marks. "Limited flooding tolerance of juveniles restricts the distribution of adults in an understory shrub (Itea virginica; Iteaceae)." American Journal of Botany 96.9 (2009): 1603-1611.

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ISSN: 0002-9122
DOI: 10.3732/ajb.0800366

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