The impact of invasion and subsequent removal of an exotic thistle, Cynara cardunculus, on CO2 and H2O vapor exchange in a coastal California grassland

@article{Potts2007TheIO,
  title={The impact of invasion and subsequent removal of an exotic thistle, Cynara cardunculus, on CO2 and H2O vapor exchange in a coastal California grassland},
  author={Daniel L. Potts and W Stanley Harpole and Michael L. Goulden and Katharine Nash Suding},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2007},
  volume={10},
  pages={1073-1084}
}
Changes in vegetation structure and composition, particularly due to the invasion of exotic species, are predicted to influence biosphere-atmosphere exchanges of mass and energy. Invasion of Cynara cardunculus (cardoon or artichoke thistle), a perennial, non-native thistle in coastal California grasslands presently dominated by non-native annual grasses… CONTINUE READING