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CottonwoodAuthor(s): R. M. Krinard
Source: In: Eyre, F. H., ed. Forest cover types of the United States and Canada. Washington, D.C.: Society of American Foresters. 62-63.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionCottonwood is pure or comprises a majority of the stocking, but it is associated with other bottomland hardwoods. Eastern, plains, and swamp cottonwood are included under the type name. The chief associates in the younger stages are black and sandbar willow. Sweetgum !s rare. White or green ash, silver maple, and American elm may occur in the northern extremities of the type and pecan, sycamore, and sugarberry in the southern.
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CitationKrinard, R. M. 1980. Cottonwood. In: Eyre, F. H., ed. Forest cover types of the United States and Canada. Washington, D.C.: Society of American Foresters. 62-63.
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