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The role of the soil seed bank in freshwater marl prairie plant community restoration: Big Cypress Basin, Florida, USA
Author(s): C. R. Adams, N. M. Steigerwalt, M. E. Kane
Journal Link: http://www.esa.org/meetings/archivedabstracts.php
Article Topic(s): Restoration,Seed source,Water
Research Setting(s): Wetland
Species Referenced: Mikania scandens (Climbing hempvine),
AbstractAnalyzes the composition of the soil seed bank in disturbed marl prairie habitat in the Big Cypress Basin in Florida. Some species typical of the habitat were present in the soil seed bank, including Mikania scandens. However, some species considered key components of the ecosystem type were absent.
Suggested CitationC. R. Adams, N. M. Steigerwalt, and M. E. Kane. "The role of the soil seed bank in freshwater marl prairie plant community restoration: Big Cypress Basin, Florida, USA." Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts (2007).