A Naturalist's Guide to Forest Plants: An Ecology for Eastern North America

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Syracuse University Press, 2003 - Nature - 191 pages
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Bringing together a wide range of information about the forests of eastern North America, the coverage of this book includes the origins and types of soils and their relationships to vegetation, climate and human culture, the members of the plant kingdom and the fungi found in forests, and more.
 

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Contents

The Forest as an Ecosystem
1
Types of Plants
21
Adaptations for Survival
43
Soil Climate and Vegetation
57
How and Where Trees Grow
67
Through the Year
75
Plants of Special Interest
94
Naming and Collecting Plants
125
Activities and Investigations
151
Glossary
173
Bibliography and Further Reading
177
Index
183
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Donald A. Cox is the author of A Naturalist's Guide to Forest Plants, A Naturalist's Guide to Wetland Plants, and A Naturalist's Guide to Seashore Plants, all published by Syracuse University Press.

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