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Northernmost North American Pinus contorta var. latifolia (lodgepole pine) sociations and vegetation diversity relative to its central range east of the Rocky Mountains

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Year
2014

Citation

Strong, W. L., 2014, Northernmost North American Pinus contorta var. latifolia (lodgepole pine) sociations and vegetation diversity relative to its central range east of the Rocky Mountains: Nordic Journal of Botany, v. 32, no. 2, p. 222-232.

Summary

Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. latifolia) stands were sampled in central Yukon, Canada (61.5?64°N latitude), which represented the northernmost 9% of the tree's North American range. Within this area, lodgepole pine occupied only ? 2% of the landscape. This study determined: 1) what forest sociations occurred (i.e. structural dominance-types); 2) how plant growth form composition and richness differed from the central portion of the species? geographical range; and 3) if stands were biased towards occurring on more thermally favorable south-facing slopes. Five lodgepole pine sociations were recognized among 100 relevés: Rhododendron groenlandicum (Labrador tea); Cladonia arbuscula (green reindeer lichen); Calamagrostis purpurascens [...]

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Author :
Strong, W. L.

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NWBLCC-20160406.xml

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1111/j.1756-1051.2013.00126.x
ISSN http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 1756-1051

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