1, locations A-C) with relatively high slash pine
densities were selected and fully surveyed.
Tjoelker, "Leaf traits in relation to crown development, light interception, and growth of elite families of loblolly pine and slash pine
," Tree Physiology, vol.
elliottii (slash pine
), with three trees per species.
The slash pine
cones, having burst open from the flames, release their protected seeds for germination.
A similar pattern of change of specific gravity with age was observed in slash pine
by Zobel et al.
(2008) studied the variation of carbon storage by different reforestation types in the hilly red soil region of southern China and reported that natural secondary forest (Pinus Massoniana and Cyclobalanopsis glauca) stored significantly more carbon (141.99 [tha.sup-1]) than slash pine
(Pinus elliottii) (104.07 t/ha), Chinese fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata) (102.95 t/ha), and tea-oil camellia (Camellia oleifera) (113.09 t/ha).The results of the study by Niu et al.
Staff also hired workers to mechanically clear thousands of acres of shrubs and trees, primarily slash pine
, from refuge lands.
In addition to the wiregrass, long-leaf and slash pine
, the cover also included red oaks, live oaks and post oaks, interspersed with stands of grain sorghum, nicknamed "Egyptian wheat."
the slash pine
toppled in the rain and grazed the house,
For example, when Hurricane Jeanne hit the northern part of the county, many non-native sand pines toppled outright while native slash pine
, for the most part, weathered the storm.
Native to open stands of slash pine
(Pinus elliottii), cypress (Taxodium sp.) and tropical hardwoods, these squirrels frequently feed and move on the ground.