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Document Type

Research

Abstract

Plant distribution is investigated with regard to geologic, geomorphic, and pedologic influences. Little is known about the soil-plant relationship of native species. This study attempts to develop a basic concept that the native plant zonation can be described in terms of the above three factors simply on the basis of routine field investigations. Further studies may then be designed to bring about a more quantitative understanding of the actual nutrient and moisture regimes under which certain native species will be most commonly found.

Publication Date

1970

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

77

Issue

1

First Page

233

Last Page

248

Copyright

© Copyright 1970 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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