Ecosystems past: prehistory of California vegetationAuthor(s): C.I. Millar; W.B. Woolfenden
Source: In: Zavaleta, E.; Mooney, H., eds. Ecosystems of California. Berkeley, California: University of California Press: 131-154. Chapter 8.
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The history of California's vegetation, from origins in the Mesozoic through Quaternary is outlined. Climatic and geologic history and the processes driving changes in vegetation over time are also described.
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CitationMillar, C.I.; Woolfenden, W.B. 2016. Ecosystems past: prehistory of California vegetation. In: Zavaleta, E.; Mooney, H., eds. Ecosystems of California. Berkeley, California: University of California Press: 131-154. Chapter 8.
KeywordsCalifornia vegetation prehistory, Mesozoic, Tertiary, Quaternary, climate history, geologic history
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