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Native plants and communities and exotic plants within the Hoosier-Shawnee ecological assessment areaAuthor(s): Steven D. Olson; Michael A. Homoya; Elizabeth L. Shimp
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-244. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 267 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThe diverse natural communities in the Hoosier-Shawnee Ecological Assessment Area include forests, barrens, cliffs, wetlands, and streams. Communities are described based on their dominant and characteristic canopy and understory species as well as abiotic factors. An assessment of the global and state status of plant species is presented; the viability of over 360 species is threatened in the region. A review of 26 exotic plant species in the region is also presented.
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CitationOlson, Steven D.; Homoya, Michael A.; Shimp, Elizabeth L. 2004. Native plants and communities and exotic plants within the Hoosier-Shawnee ecological assessment area. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-244. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 267 p.
KeywordsHoosier National Forest, Shawnee National Forest, exotic, plant communities
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