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Distribution and Abundance of Flora in Limestone Rockland Pine Forests of Southeastern Florida

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Date Issued:
1979
Summary:
The pine forests of the Miami Rock Ridge of extreme southeastern Florida form a highly distinctive vegetation type with the following characteristics: (1) a rough limestone (Miami oolite) substrate with abundant crevices and solution holes, but very little soil development; (2) an understory including a variety of West Indian hardwood species; and (3) a rather rich herbaceous flora, including South Florida endemics. The single overstory tree of these forests is Pinus elliottii var. densa.
Title: Distribution and Abundance of Flora in Limestone Rockland Pine Forests of Southeastern Florida.
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Name(s): Loope, Lloyd L., creator
Black, David W., creator
Black, Sally, creator
Avery, George N., creator
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Technical Report
Date Issued: 1979
Publisher: U.S. National Park Service, South Florida Research Center, Everglades National Park
Physical Description: 37 pages, illustration
Language(s): English
Summary: The pine forests of the Miami Rock Ridge of extreme southeastern Florida form a highly distinctive vegetation type with the following characteristics: (1) a rough limestone (Miami oolite) substrate with abundant crevices and solution holes, but very little soil development; (2) an understory including a variety of West Indian hardwood species; and (3) a rather rich herbaceous flora, including South Florida endemics. The single overstory tree of these forests is Pinus elliottii var. densa.
Identifier: FI11060911 (IID), 3174685 (digitool), fiu:29804 (fedora)
Subject(s): Everglades National Park (Fla.)
Botany--Florida
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dt/3174685
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Host Institution: FIU