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    Author(s): Scott M. Pearson; Alan B. Smith; Monica G. Turner
    Date: 1998
    Source: Castanea 63(3): 382-395. September 1998
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    The effect of forest fragmentation on cove-forest herbs was studied in the Southern Blue Ridge Province. Patches of mesic forests were sampled with 4 ha study plots. The coverage and density of herb species were greater in large patches (>200 ha) than in small patches (

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    Pearson, Scott M.; Smith, Alan B.; Turner, Monica G. 1998. Forest Patch Size, Land Use, and Mesic Forest Herbs in the French Broad River Basin, North Carolina. Castanea 63(3): 382-395. September 1998

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