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RESEARCH LITERATURE

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Response of exotics to restored hydroperiod at Dupuis Reserve, Florida

Author(s): P. G. David

Month: Dec
Year: 1999

Journal: Restoration Ecology
Volume: 7
Issue: 4
Pages: 407-410

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

Species Referenced: Pontederia cordata (Pickerelweed),

Abstract

Restoration of a more natural hydroperiod to Dupuis Reserve in South Florida resulted in elimination of Paspalum notatum. Panicum repens formed dense monocultures in response to increased flooding, but did not encroach upon Panicum hemitomon stands. Occurrence and frequency of Pontederia cordata and Panicum hemitomon increased in response to wetter conditions.

Suggested Citation

P. G. David. "Response of exotics to restored hydroperiod at Dupuis Reserve, Florida." Restoration Ecology 7.4 (1999): 407-410.

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