Vegetation patterns within southern Alberta coulees

  title={Vegetation patterns within southern Alberta coulees},
  author={Darwyn S. Coxson and John Henry H. Looney},
Native grassland communities located in coulees near Lethbridge, Alberta, were studied to identify the associations present and the environmental factors influencing them. The vegetation along 16 transects was described using point quadrants, with additional study sites analyzed for soil and environmental variables. The data were analyzed using detrended correspondence analysis and indicator species analysis (TWINSPAN) and the results are discussed in relation to recognized plant associations… CONTINUE READING