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Assessment of endangered beach layia (Layia carnosa) on the Monterey Peninsula

@inproceedings{Johns2009AssessmentOE,
  title={Assessment of endangered beach layia (Layia carnosa) on the Monterey Peninsula},
  author={Michael E Johns},
  year={2009}
}
  • Michael E Johns
  • Published 2009
  • Geography
  • Coastal dunes are a unique and dynamic habitat, containing fauna that have adapted to life in harsh maritime conditions. While these species have managed to thrive in such a habitat, human influences may undermine their continued success. Beach layia (Layia carnosa), a small annual herb, is one example of a species which has become isolated by habitat loss from human expansion. Endemic to California, it exhibits a patchy distribution along the coast, and occurs in two dunes systems on the… CONTINUE READING

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