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    Author(s): John K. Francis
    Date: 2004
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. IITF-GTR-26. San Juan, PR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, International Institute of Tropical Forestry; Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 830 p.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: International Institute of Tropical Forestry
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    Description

    A discussion of the general characteristics of shrubs as a life form and their distribution within the United States is followed by 311 short monographs containing general descriptions, ranges, ecology, reproductive habits, growth and management, and benefits to humans, animals, and the environment.

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    Citation

    Francis, John K., ed. 2004. Wildland shrubs of the United States and its territories: Thamnic descriptions, Volume 1. Gen. Tech. Rep. IITF-GTR-26. San Juan, PR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, International Institute of Tropical Forestry; Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 830 p.

    Keywords

    Asteraceae, Rosaceae, Fabaceae, Cactaceae, woody plants, hardwoods, shrubs, perennials

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