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Longleaf, as Far as the Eye Can See : a New Vision of North America's Richest Forest.

Author: Bill Finch; Beth Maynor Young
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2012.
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Longleaf forests once covered 92 million acres from Texas to Maryland to Florida. These grand old-growth pines were the "alpha tree" of the largest forest ecosystem in North America and have come to define the southern forest. But a complex web of factors has reduced those forests so that longleaf is now found only on 3 million acres. Fortunately, longleaf forests are once again spreading across the South. Blending  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Finch, Bill.
Longleaf, as Far as the Eye Can See : A New Vision of North America's Richest Forest.
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Finch; Beth Maynor Young
ISBN: 9780807838099 0807838098
OCLC Number: 817897309
Description: 1 online resource (402 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Longleaf, FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Preface; The Legend; The Tree; The Forest; The Range; The Future; Epilogue Longleaf's Future Starts Here; Acknowledgments; Photo Credits; Index.

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Longleaf forests once covered 92 million acres from Texas to Maryland to Florida. But a complex web of factors has reduced those forests so that longleaf is now found only on three million acres.  Read more...

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"The longleaf pine, presiding over the biologically richest region of North America, is well served by this beautifully written book."--E. O. Wilson, from the Foreword "This book by Finch and Read more...

 
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