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Willow species of disturbed sites in the sub-boreal spruce zone in north-central British Columbia

Author(s) or contact(s): G.L. Porter
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Wildlife
Series: FRDA Handbook
Other details:  Published 1990. Hardcopy is available.


The purposes of this guide are:

1. To identify the willow species that occur on disturbed sites in north-central British Columbia;
2. To provide descriptions and keys which researchers may use to recognize the species either in the field or in the herbarium;
3. To describe the ecological and geographical patterns of distribution and abundance of the species;
4. To describe the patterns of seasonal change in the vegetative and reproductive stages of the most abundant willow species; and
5. To characterize each species according to its use as winter moose forage.

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Updated October 24, 2008