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HemlockA Forest Giant on the Edge$
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David R. Foster, Anthony D'Amato, and Benjamin Baiser

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300179385

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300179385.001.0001

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Hemlock as a Foundation Species

Hemlock as a Foundation Species

(p.93) Five Hemlock as a Foundation Species

David R. Foster

Yale University Press

Foundation species build and define ecosystems and maintain a wide range of services: clean air and water, wood products and wildlife, and solitude and inspiration. This chapter discusses the challenges to ascertain whether a species is foundational in any ecosystem, and then identifies the hemlock as a foundation species, including its nature and role in the ecosystem.

Keywords:   foundation species, ecosystems, wood products, wildlife, hemlock

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