Unraveling the Enigma of an Atlantic Prairie

@article{Hamilton2012UnravelingTE,
  title={Unraveling the Enigma of an Atlantic Prairie},
  author={K. A. Hamilton},
  journal={Northeastern Naturalist},
  year={2012},
  volume={19},
  pages={13-42}
}
  • K. A. Hamilton
  • Published 2012
  • Geography
  • Northeastern Naturalist
  • Abstract The presence of inland grasslands on the Atlantic coastal plain, including an extensive “tall-grass prairie” at Hempstead Plains on Long Island, NY, remote from the “prairie peninsula”, has never been explained. [...] Key Method In 2008, surveys of Homoptera: Auchenorrhyncha on prairie grasses were conducted from Long Island north to Maine. Multiple prairie-endemic species were found on glades from Rhode Island to New Hampshire, including flightless Cercopidae found only on sand plains. The ranges of…Expand Abstract
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