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Plant Community History

Long-term changes in plant distribution and diversity

by J.H. Tallis

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

The Physical Object
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7478426M
ISBN 100412303205
ISBN 109780412303203

Historic Climax Plant Communities -- The historic climax plant community for a site in North America is the plant community that existed at the time of European immigration and settlement. It is the plant community that was best adapted to the unique combination of environmental factors associated with . Conclusions: Plant community composition within the forest–tundra ecotone is driven primarily by soil temperature and, to a lesser extent, soil moisture, both of which vary more in relation to Author: Eddy Van Der Maarel. Chapter 2: The History of Native Plant Communities in the South 49 TERRE S TRIAL common in the region went extinct (Martin and Klein ). Among these animals were the mastodon, ground sloth, and giant bison. In other parts of the World where large grazing animals still exist, they are known to exert a profound influence on the composition and.

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Authors: Tallis, J.H. Tallis has made a thorough and far reaching analysis of a very extensive volume of literature to put this book togetherm but at the same time has integrated the history of the earth's vegetation in a scholarly yet readable manner.

A plant community (sometimes "phytocoenosis" or "phytocenosis") is a collection or association of plant species within a designated geographical unit, which forms a relatively uniform patch, distinguishable from neighboring patches of different vegetation components of each plant community are influenced by soil type, topography, climate and human disturbance.

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Plant communities have been classified in several ways according to particular need or viewpoints. The following criteria have been widely used in the classification of communities: ADVERTISEMENTS: (1) Physiognomy, (2) Habitat, (3) Species composition and dominance.

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It was chosen because it includes streamside or riparian woodland as a community and because it lists bigcone spruce, numerically a very large part of the forest in the San Gabriel Mountains, as a component of the.

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