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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 parts that produce early-succession plant groups of grasses, sedges, and different herbaceous crops. Moist-soil wetland crops supply nutrition and canopy for a variety of flora and fauna species, together with waterfowl and different waterbirds. hence, conservation and administration of moist-soil vegetation has turn into an incredible portion 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 id advisor. a close, but person pleasant box consultant to spot moist-soil crops of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley has now not been to be had till now.

Management to inspire the expansion of moist-soil crops is a typical conservation technique utilized by kingdom, federal, and personal landowners to extend meals and canopy for flora and fauna. hence, landowners has to be in a position to determine moist-soil crops to satisfy their natural world conservation pursuits. Landowners, scientists, flora and fauna biologists, and scholars alike will welcome this beneficial source which include six hundred special colour pictures of vegetation, photos of seeds and tubers, and different important details to assist in identity. The booklet comprises subsections of significant plant teams taking place in moist-soil wetlands together with aquatics, grasses, broadleaves, sedges and rushes, bushes and shrubs, vines, and agricultural crops.

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