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- Arico, Scott, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Southeastern naturalist 2014 v.13 no.4 pp. 649-662
- Alnus; Carpinus caroliniana; Castor canadensis; Cornus amomum; Leucothoe fontanesiana; Ligustrum sinense; Lindera benzoin; Liquidambar styraciflua; Rhododendron maximum; Spiraea; asexual reproduction; browsing; forage; foraging; introduced plants; invasive species; linear models; plant communities; rivers; shrubs; species diversity; stems; suckering; temperate forests; woody plants; Appalachian region; North Carolina; Virginia
- ... Castor canadensis (Beaver) is a selective forager that can modify the species composition and structure of plant communities. However, no studies have examined the use of woody plants by Beaver in temperate forests that contain a dominant nonnative plant. We investigated foraging of woody plants by Beaver in a riparian shrub community that is dominated by both native and nonnative species, includi ...