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Inferring microhabitat preferences of Lilium catesbaei (Liliaceae)

Author(s): K. P. Sommers, M. Elswick, G. I. Herrick, G. A. Fox.

Year: 2011

Journal: American Journal of Botany
Volume: 98
Issue: 5
Pages: 819-828

Article Topic(s): Light, Nutrients, Water
Research Setting(s): Pine, Savanna

Species Referenced: Lilium catesbaei (Pine lily),


Assesses different methods of statistically predicting microhabitat requirements for Lilium catesbaei. Light availability is an important factor in the presence of L. catesbaei. The article concludes that predictive methods are more useful than hypothesis tests in determining microhabitat preferences for this species.

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K. P. Sommers, M. Elswick, G. I. Herrick, and G. A. Fox. "Inferring microhabitat preferences of Lilium catesbaei (Liliaceae)." American Journal of Botany 98.5 (2011): 819-828.

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ISSN: 0002-9122
DOI: 10.3732/ajb.1000250
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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