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Bogs & Fens
A Guide to the Peatland Plants of the Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada
Ronald B. Davis

University Press of New England



Contents

Preface
• Introduction
• THE PLANTS OF PEATLANDS
• Plant Occurrence and Peatland Habitats in the States and Provinces
• Wetland Indicator Status of Plant Species
• Plant Growth Forms
• THE ECOLOGY OF PEATLANDS
• Wetlands Defined
• Wetland Indicator Status and Growth Form
• Adaptations of Plants to Environmental Stresses in Peatlands
• Peatland Vegetation
• More about Peatlands: Peat, and Fens versus Bogs
• Geographic Distributions and Modes of Formation of Peatlands
• Peatlands and Peatland Plants beyond Our Geographic Area
• FURTHER READING: AN ANNOTATED LIST
• PLANT STRUCTURE TERMINOLOGY USED IN THE SPECIES DESCRIPTIONS
• Flowering Plants
• Conifers
• SPECIES DESCRIPTIONS
• ADDITIONAL PEATLAND SPECIES: AN ANNOTATED LIST
• Trees
• Shrubs
• Herbs
• Ferns
• VISITING PEATLANDS WITH BOARDWALKS
• Connecticut
• Illinois (Glaciated Part Only)
• Indiana (Glaciated Part Only)
• Maine
• Massachusetts
• Michigan
• New Brunswick
• New Hampshire
• New Jersey (Glaciated Part Only)
• New York (Glaciated Part Only)
• Nova Scotia
• Ohio (Glaciated Part Only)
• Ontario (North to 49° N Latitude)
• Pennsylvania (Glaciated Part Only)
• Prince Edward Island
• Québec (North to 49° N Latitude)
• Vermont
• Wisconsin (Glaciated Part Only)
• Index

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