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Demography and Life History Characteristics of the Rare Kachina Daisy (Erigeron kachinensis, Asteraceae)

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Allphin, Loreen, and Harper, Kimball T, 1997, Demography and Life History Characteristics of the Rare Kachina Daisy (Erigeron kachinensis, Asteraceae): .

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Erigeron kachinensis is a rare endemic of the Colorado Plateau regions of southeastern Utah and southwestern Colorado. It occurs in small, isolated alcoves (recessed areas in canyon walls) at seeps arising along canyon walls in sandstone substrates. One hundred randomly selected individuals of E. kachinensis within each of six alcoves in Natural Bridges National Monument, San Juan County, Utah, were monitored for 5 yr (1990-1994). Survival of the 600 individuals was followed over the monitoring interval. Vegetative and reproductive parameters were assessed for the survivors each year. Mortality varied among the study alcoves and individual size-classes. Mortality was heavily concentrated in the smaller size-classes. Growth rate accelerated [...]

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