Southern Appalachian grass balds
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): B. W. Wells
Publication Year: 1937

Cataloging Information

  • Appalachian Mountains
  • balds
  • Carex flexuosa
  • competition
  • Danthonia compressa
  • distribution
  • disturbance
  • dominance (ecology)
  • droughts
  • ecosystem dynamics
  • grasses
  • grasslike plants
  • herbaceous vegetation
  • histories
  • Native Americans
  • openings
  • perennial plants
  • plant communities
  • plant growth
  • post fire recovery
  • shrubs
  • storms
  • succession
  • temperature
  • weeds
  • wetlands
  • wildfires
  • wind
  • woody plants
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 31109
Tall Timbers Record Number: 5139
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Fire File
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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Wells, B. W. 1937. Southern Appalachian grass balds. Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society, v. 53, no. 1, p. 1-25.