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Vegetation Colonization of Dredge Spoil on Perdido Key, Florida

Author(s): D. J. Gibson and P. B. Looney

Month: Win
Year: 1994

Journal: Journal of Coastal Research
Volume: 10
Issue: 1
Pages: 133-143

Article Topic(s): Restoration,Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Coastal

Species Referenced: Panicum amarum (Bitter panicgrass),


Monitors and describing the vegetation of species colonizing a barrier island renourished with dredge spoil. The barrier island is Perdido Key off the coast of the Florida panhandle. Panicum amarum was one of a few species with a density of more than 50 plants per hectare.

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D. J. Gibson and P. B. Looney. "Vegetation Colonization of Dredge Spoil on Perdido Key, Florida." Journal of Coastal Research 10.1 (1994): 133-143.

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