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Fire season and dominance in an Illinois tallgrass prairie restoration

Author(s): T. E. Copeland, W. Sluis and H. F. Howe

Month: Jun
Year: 2002

Journal: Restoration Ecology
Volume: 10
Issue: 2
Pages: 315-323

Article Topic(s): Disturbance,Restoration,Competition
Research Setting(s): Prairie

Species Referenced: Andropogon gerardii (Big bluestem), Sorghastrum nutans (Indiangrass),

Abstract

The affect of late-summer fire on prairie species composition was studied in Illinois. The frequency and richness of subdominant grasses and forbds increased following late-summer fires.

Suggested Citation

T. E. Copeland, W. Sluis and H. F. Howe. "Fire season and dominance in an Illinois tallgrass prairie restoration." Restoration Ecology 10.2 (2002): 315-323.

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