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Survival and Growth of Oaks Planted for Wildlife in the FlatwoodsAuthor(s): William H. Moore
Source: Res. Note SE-286. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionIn the cutover pinelands of south Florida, hammocks of evergreen forests are oases of wildlife habitat, but they are too widely scattered to be effective. The artificial establishment of hammocks in the flatwoods has potential for enhancing forest wildlife. To dqrmmeminimum requirements for the establishment of native oaks in the flatwoods, acomparisonwas made between live oak (Quercus virginiana Mill.) and laurel oak (Q. laurifolis Michx.). Results indicate that live oak is superior to laurel oak, that bedding is necessary to establish oaks, and that protection from grazing for a few years is desirable for the best results.
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CitationMoore, William H. 1980. Survival and Growth of Oaks Planted for Wildlife in the Flatwoods. Res. Note SE-286. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
KeywordsHammocks, Quercus spp., habitat management, forest wildlife, bedding.
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