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Influence of a dominant macrophyte, Juncus effusus, on wetland plant species richness, diversity, and community composition

Author(s): G. N. Ervin and R. G. Wetzel

Month: Feb
Year: 2002

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Oecologia
Volume: 130
Issue: 4
Pages: 626-636

Article Topic(s): Competition
Research Setting(s): Wetland

Species Referenced: Juncus effusus (Common rush),

Abstract

Juncus effusus tussocks had a negative effect on the richness and density of surrounding plants. Experimental manipulation of J. effuses culm architecture demonstrated that these negative effects were due to shading.

Suggested Citation

G. N. Ervin and R. G. Wetzel. "Influence of a dominant macrophyte, Juncus effusus, on wetland plant species richness, diversity, and community composition." Oecologia 130.4 (2002): 626-636.

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ISSN: 0029-8549
DOI: 10.1007/s00442-001-0844-x

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