Bibliography, Spatial Distribution And Richness Patterns Of North Carolina Floras

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Michael Ward Denslow (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Zack Murrell

Abstract: This thesis utilizes primary biodiversity literature to answer questions related to macroecology and the spatial patterns of floristic exploration. Vascular plant checklists (floras) supply key information for biodiversity studies by providing a comprehensive picture of the floristic composition of a specific study area. A bibliography of floras conducted within the state of North Carolina was assembled. Eighty-six floras were completed within North Carolina between the years 1834 and 2009. Floras conducted in North Carolina cover areas of varying size, from small islands and state parks to entire counties. These studies include journal articles, government publications, technical reports and master's theses. More than half of the flora citations were not published in scientific journals and were often difficult to discover or obtain.

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Denslow, M. (2009). Bibliography, Spatial Distribution And Richness Patterns Of North Carolina Floras. Unpublished Master’s Thesis. Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.
Language: English
Date: 2009
North Carolina Floras, biodiversity, Vascular plants, spatial patterns

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