The vegetational ecology of black spruce swamps, fens, and bogs in southern boreal Manitoba, Canada

@article{Locky2009TheVE,
  title={The vegetational ecology of black spruce swamps, fens, and bogs in southern boreal Manitoba, Canada},
  author={David A. Locky and Suzanne E. Bayley and Dale H. Vitt},
  journal={Wetlands},
  year={2009},
  volume={25},
  pages={564-582}
}
We undertook a survey of the vegetational ecology of 94 peatlands at Duck Mountain, Manitoba to discriminate differences among peatland types at the southeastern edge of the boreal plain, especially black spruce swamps, and to clarify boreal swamp terminology. The majority of peatlands surveyed were wooded, relatively small (mean=1.8 ha), and in depressions on the landscape. A classification and indicator species analysis identified the dominant peatlands types as moderate-rich fens, with bogs… CONTINUE READING
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