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The objectives of this study are (1) to classify and describe the plant communities of Maine peatlands, (2 ) to demonstrate the relationships between the communities, (3) to characterize the communities in terms of physical and chemical variables, (4) to show the geographic distribution of the communities, (5) to investigate the relationships between plant communities and peatland geomorphic/hydrologic types, (6) to report the areal cover of vegetation cover-types (aggregated communities ) for individual peatlands, and (7) to document the flora of Maine's peatlands, including vascular plants, bryophytes, and lichens.

Document Type

Article

ISSN

1070-1524

Volume

170

Publication Date

12-1-1998

Publisher

Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station

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Keywords

peatland plants

Disciplines

Botany

The Flora and Plant Communities of Maine Peatlands

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