Exotic Invasive Shrub Glossy Buckthorn Reduces Restoration Potential for Native Forest Herbs

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Caroline Hamelin; Daniel Gagnon; Benoit Truax;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Sustainability (issn: 2071-1050)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su9020249
  • Subject: Frangula alnus | introduced species | eastern North America | southeastern Québec | understory biodiversity | early-successional forests | poplar plantation | bloodroot | wild ginger | Solomon’s seal | Environmental effects of industries and plants | TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | TJ807-830 | Environmental sciences | GE1-350

Invasive glossy buckthorn could reduce restoration potential for understory native forest herbs by compromising their growth and biodiversity. Few studies of glossy buckthorn’s effects on forest herbs exist, and none were done in early-successional, partially open hardw... View more
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