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- Schantz, Merilynn C., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Plant ecology 2017 v.218 no.10 pp. 1201-1212
- Elaeagnus angustifolia; analytical methods; data collection; ecosystems; floodplains; invasive species; monitoring; plant communities; riparian areas; rivers; soil; vegetation; woody plants; Montana
- ... Successional stages are often characterized by dominant plant species (species with the highest cover) and their effect on the structure and function of an area through time. However, the plant species determining the ecosystem properties and plant community dynamics may not be the dominant, especially when it is exotic. Understanding plant community dynamics in ecosystems that are uncharacterized ...