A Guide to Moist-Soil Wetland Plants of the Mississippi by Michael L. Schummer,Heath M. Hagy

By Michael L. Schummer,Heath M. Hagy

Moist-soil wetlands are seasonally flooded components that produce early-succession plant groups of grasses, sedges, and different herbaceous vegetation. Moist-soil wetland vegetation offer nutrition and canopy for a variety of flora and fauna species, together with waterfowl and different waterbirds. therefore, conservation and administration of moist-soil vegetation has develop into an incredible part of flora and fauna conservation efforts within the Mississippi Alluvial Valley and in other places in North the US. The authors mixed their vast event operating in controlled and unmanaged wetlands from southern Missouri to southern Louisiana to provide this beautifully-illustrated identity consultant. an in depth, but consumer pleasant box consultant to spot moist-soil crops of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley has now not been to be had till now.

Management to motivate the expansion of moist-soil vegetation is a typical conservation approach utilized by kingdom, federal, and personal landowners to extend nutrients and canopy for natural world. hence, landowners needs to be in a position to establish moist-soil vegetation to satisfy their natural world conservation targets. Landowners, scientists, flora and fauna biologists, and scholars alike will welcome this beneficial source along with six hundred certain colour images of vegetation, pictures of seeds and tubers, and different priceless info to help in identity. The ebook comprises subsections of significant plant teams happening in moist-soil wetlands together with aquatics, grasses, broadleaves, sedges and rushes, bushes and shrubs, vines, and agricultural crops.

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