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Relation of Tolerant Species to Habitat in the White Mountains of New HampshireAuthor(s): W. B. Leak
Source: Res. Pap. NE-351. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 10p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe occurrence of red spruce, hemlock, beech, and sugar maple stands was related to habitat classified by substratum (generally C horizon or parent material), drainage, aspect, and elevation. Softwoods were found on rocky, outwashed, compacted, and poorly drained substrata; hardwoods were common on open glacial tills. Species was related to climate and apparent resistance of the substratum to weathering.
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CitationLeak, W. B. 1976. Relation of Tolerant Species to Habitat in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Res. Pap. NE-351. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 10p.
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