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Title: An Old-Growth Definition for Wet Pine Forests, Woodlands, and Savannas

Author: Harms, William R.;

Date: 1996

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-2. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 11 p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: The ecological, site, and vegetation characteristics of pine wetland forests of the flatwoods region of the Southeastern United States are described. Provisional working definitions of old-growth characteristics are provided for longleaf pine, slash pine, and pond pine forests. These definitions can be used to identify and evaluate stands for retention in old-growth management programs.

Keywords: Forested wetlands, longleaf pine, old growth, old-growth management, pine flatwoods, pond pine, slash pine.

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Harms, William R. 1996. An Old-Growth Definition for Wet Pine Forests, Woodlands, and Savannas. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-2. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 11 p.

 


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