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Influence of season of fire on flowering of wet prairie grasses in South Florida, USA
Author(s): M. B. Main and M. J. Barry
Article Topic(s): Disturbance, Restoration, Seed increase
Research Setting(s): Grassland, Prairie
Species Referenced: Muhlenbergia capillaris (Gulf muhly),
AbstractExamined the effects of season of prescribed fire on flowering of Muhlenbergia capillaris and Schizachyrium rhizomatum in wet prairies of south Florida. Flowering was promoted by early growing season fire, which corresponds to historical patterns of lightning-ignited fire in south Florida.
Suggested CitationM. B. Main and M. J. Barry. "Influence of season of fire on flowering of wet prairie grasses in South Florida, USA." Wetlands 22.2 (2002): 430-434.