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Plant Indicator Guide for Northern British Columbia: the Northern Portion of the MS and ICH Biogeoclimatic Zones

Author(s) or contact(s): L.J. Beaudry, R.A. Coupe, C. DeLong, and J. Pojar
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Ecosystems
Series: Technical Report
Other details:  Published 2003. Hardcopy is available.


This guidebook shows how the distribution of common forest plants changes due to variations in climate, terrain, site, and soil conditions across the northern British Columbia wetbelt and subalpine zones. It will assist foresters and other natural resource managers working work in the field to understand the distribution of species within a subzone and variant. The guide also consolidates information on indicative values of plant species and includes images for quick identification.

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Updated May 17, 2007