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    Author(s): William R. Harms
    Date: 1996
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-2. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 11 p.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    The ecological, site, and vegetation characteristics of pine wetland forests of the flatwoods region of the Southeastern United States are described. Provisional working definitions of old-growth characteristics are provided for longleaf pine, slash pine, and pond pine forests. These definitions can be used to identify and evaluate stands for retention in old-growth management programs.

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    Harms, William R. 1996. An Old-Growth Definition for Wet Pine Forests, Woodlands, and Savannas. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-2. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 11 p.

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    Keywords

    Forested wetlands, longleaf pine, old growth, old-growth management, pine flatwoods, pond pine, slash pine.

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