The role of salinity tolerance and competition in the distribution of an endangered desert salt marsh endemic

@article{Defalco2017TheRO,
  title={The role of salinity tolerance and competition in the distribution of an endangered desert salt marsh endemic},
  author={L. Defalco and Sara J. Scoles-Sciulla and Emily R. Beamguard},
  journal={Plant Ecology},
  year={2017},
  volume={218},
  pages={475-486}
}
  • L. Defalco, Sara J. Scoles-Sciulla, Emily R. Beamguard
  • Published 2017
  • Biology
  • Plant Ecology
  • Rare plants are often associated with distinctive soil types, and understanding why endemic species occur in unique environments is fundamental for their management. At Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in southern Nevada, USA, we evaluated whether the limited distribution of endangered Amargosa niterwort (Nitrophila mohavensis) is explained by this species’ tolerance of saline soils on salt-encrusted mud flats compared with the broadly distributed desert saltgrass (Distichlis spicata var… CONTINUE READING

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