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Plants of the Caloosa Experimental RangeAuthor(s): J.B. Hilmon
Source: Res. Pap. SE-12. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 25 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionThe vegetation of southern Florida is poorly described in the literature, and the taxonomy and ecology of the pine-wiregrass type especially has been neglected by plant scientists. These deficiencies in plant knowledge were a serious obstacle when research commenced in 1956 on problems of grazing cutover pine flatwoods at the Caloosa Experimental Range. Since then, plant collection and identification has been a high priority project. This paper presents a checklist of 189 vascular plants identified over the past 8 years, with a brief introduction to their habitat, abundance, and forage value.
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CitationHilmon, J.B. 1964. Plants of the Caloosa Experimental Range. Res. Pap. SE-12. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 25 p.
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