A classification of the deciduous forest of eastern North America

@article{Monk2004ACO,
  title={A classification of the deciduous forest of eastern North America},
  author={Carl D. Monk and Donald W. Imm and Robert Lyman Potter and Geoffrey G. Parker},
  journal={Vegetatio},
  year={2004},
  volume={80},
  pages={167-181}
}
Data from 300 forest stands, scattered over 29 states within the eastern North American deciduous forest, were subjected to detrended correspondence analysis (DCA) and two-way indicator species analysis (TWINSPAN) in an effort to identify classifiable units. Most species are widespread which provide a great deal of continuity in the vegetation. The deciduous forest can be divided into three forest regions: (1) northern, (2) central and (3) southern. The northern region corresponds to the… CONTINUE READING

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