Cattail invasion of sedge meadows following hydrologic disturbance in the Cowles Bog Wetland Complex, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

@article{Wilcox2009CattailIO,
  title={Cattail invasion of sedge meadows following hydrologic disturbance in the Cowles Bog Wetland Complex, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore},
  author={Douglas A. Wilcox and Steven I. Apfelbaum and Ronald D. Hiebert},
  journal={Wetlands},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={115-128}
}
The vegetation of the 80.7 hectare Cowles Bog Wetland. Complex has been altered from its historic mixed sedge-grass domination (Carex stricta,Calamagrostis canadensis) in lower areas and woody growth in slightly elevated areas, as based on archival aerial photographs from 1938–1982 and recent field data. Cattails (Typha spp.) were present in 1938 and made minor gains in cover through 1970. However, the major invasion of cattails appears to be associated with stabilized, increased water levels… CONTINUE READING
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