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Broadleaved trees: unsung component of British Columbia's forests: their role in forest ecosystems

Author(s) or contact(s): BC Ministry of Forests - Research Branch and University of British Columbia
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Biodiversity
Series: Brochure
Other details:  Published 1995. Hardcopy is available.


What are broadleaved trees?

Broadleaved trees are also commonly known as hardwoods. Except for arbutus trees, B.C.'s broadleaved trees are deciduous. They shed their leaves each year in response to the cooler, shorter days that signal the onset of winter.

Funding for Internet version was provided by Forest Renewal BC.

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Updated October 16, 2008