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- Levine, M.T.; Feller, I.C.
- Plant ecology 2004 v.172 no.1 pp. 73-82
- herbaceous plants, etc ; forests; age structure; understory; Arisaema triphyllum; perennials; plant adaptation; sexual reproduction; vegetative propagation; asexual reproduction; clones; plant growth; ecological succession; environmental factors; Maryland; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... Long-lived understory herbs experience a highly dynamic forest over space and time, yet can persist for more than a century. To understand how these populations persist, we examined effects of forest age and disturbance on potential sexual reproduction and clonal growth in the sexually labile perennial, Arisaema triphyllum. Potential sexual reproduction (female:male ratio) was significantly greate ...