Table of contents for a book manuscript entitled, "The Plant Life of Florida: An Ecological Description" by John H. Davi...

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Table of contents for a book manuscript entitled, "The Plant Life of Florida: An Ecological Description" by John H. Davis, Jr. (6 pages)
Series Title:
Manuscript, "Plant Life in Florida"
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Mixed Material
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English
Creator:
Davis, John Henry, 1901-1978
Donor:
Davis, John Henry ( donor )
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Box: 4
Folder: Manuscript, "Plant Life in Florida"

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Spatial Coverage:
North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Alachua -- Gainesville

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University of Florida
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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
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AA00003090:00001

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THE PLANT LIFE OF FLORIDA


An
Ecological Description















John H. Davis, Jr.
Professor of Botany
University of Florida









CONTENTS

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CHAPTER 1, GENERAL FEATURES


CHAPTER 2, SECTIONS AND REGIONS, AND TYPES OF VEGETATION

Four Geographical Sections

The Phytogeographic Regions

The Major Types of Vegetation


CHAPTER 3, HABITATS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Climate

Geologic Structure and Solution Features

Soil and Soil Water Conditions

Surface Water Conditions

The Fire Factor

Biotic Influences


CHAPTER 4, SOME FLORISTIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE VEGETATION

Community Types and Floristic Diversity

Endemism

Habitat Conditions and Floristic Diversity

Characteristic Species

Intraneous and Extraneous Plants

Diversity of Epiphytes

The Grasses, Gramineae




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CHAPTER 5, THE HARDWOOD FOREST FORMATION, UPLAND HARDWOOD FORESTS

Mesophytic Mixed Hardwood Forests

Live Oak Forests

Cabbage Palm Forests

Hardwood and Pine Forests

Scrub Hardwood Forests

Dune Hardwood Scrub Forests


CHAPTER 6, LOWLAND HARDWOOD FORESTS

Swamp and Bottomland Hardwood Forests

Mixed Hardwood and Cypress Swamp Forests

Low Hammock Forests

Bay Tree and Titi Swamp Communities

Gum Tree Swamps


CHAPTER 7, THE CONIFER FOREST FORMATION, UPLAND CONIFER FORESTS

Mixed Pine and Hardwood Forests

Grassy Type of Longleaf Pine Forests

The Sand Pine Forests and Florida Scrub


CHAPTER 8, LOWLAND CONIFER FORESTS

Pine Flatwoods

Southern Slash Pine Forests and Woodlands

Cypress Pond Communities

Cypress Swamp Forests

Cypress Woodlands and Scrub











CHAPTER 9, TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL VEGETATION, TROPICAL VEGETATION'

Mangrove Swamp Forests

Hardwood Hammock Forests
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Southern Slash Pine Forestt and Woodlands

Tropical Strand Communities

Tropical Marine Aquatic Communities

Marine Seed Plant Communities


CHAPTER 10, SUBTROPICAL VEGETATION

Hammock Forests

Swamp Forests

Coastal Vegetation

Grasslands


CHAPTER 11, THE GRASSLAND FORMATION, PRAIRIES

Dry Prairies

Wet Prairies

Marl and Rockland Prairies

Everglades Wet Prairies

Coastal Prairies

Spotted Prairies


CHAPTER 12, MARSHES, BOGS, AND THE EVERGLADES REGION

Mixed Marsh Communities

Lake Margin Marshes

Prairie-Marshes

Saw Grass Marshes











Single Dominant Fresh Water Marshes

Floating Marshes

Aquatic Community Inclusions in Marshes

Bogs and Shrub Swamps

The Everglades Region


CHAPTER 13, AQUATIC COMMUNITIES

Conditions of Water Habitats

Marine Communities

Sublittoral Communities

Algal Communities

Littoral and Epilittoral Communities

Inland Communities

Communities of Springs and Spring Runs

Communities of Slack, Hard Water Habitats

Communities of Soft Water Habitats

Communities of Intermediate Hard Water Habitats

Floating Aquatic Communities


CHAPTER 14, COASTAL VEGETATIONs MARINE LITTORAL VEGETATION

Marine Littoral Communities

Mangrove Forests and Woodlands

Coastal Marshes and Associated Types

Brackish Water Marshes

Bay and Lagoon Border Vegetation

Swale Types












CHAPTER 15, MARINE STRAND VEGETATION

Pioneer Zone Communities

Dune Scrub, and Dune Swale Communities

Forests and Thickets of Fixed Dunes

Southern Strand Communities


CHAPTER 16, ALTERED VEGETATION

Severely Cut-over and Logged Forests and Woodlands

Burned treas

Crop Areas

Water Control Areas

Pasture Areas

Urban and Road Areas

Mosquito Control Areas

Long-term Cultural Disturbance Areas


CHAPTER 17, THE VEGETATION AS A WHOLE

History of Vegetation

Flora

Pattern of Vegetation

Fire and Vegetation

Prognosis

The Everglades National Park, and other Parks

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INDEX OF THE FLORA


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