Effects of an Invasive Plant Species , Celastrus orbiculatus , on Soil Composition and Processes

@inproceedings{LeichtYoung2009EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of an Invasive Plant Species , Celastrus orbiculatus , on Soil Composition and Processes},
  author={Stacey A. Leicht-Young and HILLARY O’DONNELL and Andrew M. Latimer and John A. Silander},
  year={2009}
}
—Celastrus orbiculatus is a non-native, invasive liana that was introduced to the United States in the 1860s and has spread rapidly throughout the Northeast. Several attributes contribute to the invasiveness of C. orbiculatus, including tolerance to a wide range of light levels and habitat types. We compared soil characteristics in seven sets of adjacent, paired plots, spanning a range of habitats and soil types, with and without C. orbiculatus. The paired plots were similar other than the… CONTINUE READING
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