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The Vegetation of Presquile, Chesterfield County, Virginia

Ronald D. Parker and Frances C. Wyatt
Castanea
Vol. 40, No. 1 (Mar., 1975), pp. 73-83
Published by: Allen Press on behalf of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/4032842
Page Count: 11
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The Vegetation of Presquile, Chesterfield County, Virginia
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Abstract

Topography, climate, edaphology, and vegetation of Presquile, a James River island in Chesterfield County, Virginia, are considered in this study. A brief history of the island is provided. Seven soil types occurring on the island are described. Plant communities are classified as river escarpment, fill, swamp, marsh, and field border, and each is described. Species characterizing each community are given. A map of the island showing habitats is included.

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