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Patterns of Liana Abundance, Diversity and Distribution in Temperate Forests

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Lianas are a growing part of temperate forests that are responding to environmental changes that give lianas a competitive advantage. Shifts in climactic factors like growing season, precipitation, CO2, and disturbance frequency (both natural and anthropogenic) are affecting woody vine communities. Long-term studies of forest communities as well as dendrochronology provide insights into how communities are changing through time.

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  • Temperate Forest
  • Floodplain Forest
  • Size Class Distribution
  • Hedera Helix
  • High Leaf Area

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Allen, B.P. (2015). Patterns of Liana Abundance, Diversity and Distribution in Temperate Forests. In: Parthasarathy, N. (eds) Biodiversity of Lianas. Sustainable Development and Biodiversity, vol 5. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14592-1_2

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