Ecological Archives E083-012-A1

Paul B. Drewa, William J. Platt, and E. Barry Moser. 2002. Fire effects on resprouting of shrubs in headwaters of southeastern longleaf pine savannas. Ecology 83:755–767.

Appendix A. Initial shrub densities (stems/m2) in upslope savannas and downslope seepages of Louisiana and Florida.

Species Uplands   Seepages  Organ Type
  Mean SE   Mean SE  
Louisiana        
Acer rubrum 0.13 0.10   0.53 0.20 RC
Alnus serrulata 0 0   0.33 0.24 RC
Diospyros virginiana 0.10 0.08   0 0 RH
Hypericum brachyphyllum 0 0   0.10 0.10 RC
Hypericum crux-andreae 0.23 0.10   2.20 1.19 RC
Hypericum hypericoides 0.38 0.15   0 0 RC
Ilex coriacea 0 0   6.60 6.04 LI
Ilex vomitoria 0.05 0.03   0 0 RC
Liquidambar styraciflua 0.30 0.23   0 0 RC
Magnolia virginiana 0 0   3.53 1.43 LI
Myrica cerifera 4.15 1.55   4.40 1.97 RH
Myrica heterophylla 0.03 0.03   4.60 1.17 RH
Persea borbonia 0 0   0.57 0.57 RH
Pyrus arbutifolia 0.25 0.25   0.40 0.24 RH
Rhus copallinum 0.38 0.15   0 0 RH
Rubus spp. 2.68 1.01   0.23 0.16 RH
Vaccinium arboreum 1.05 0.45   0 0 RH
Vaccinium elliottii 1.63 1.07   0 0 RH
Vaccinium stamineum 0.35 0.35   0 0 RH
Viburnum nudum 0.03 0.03   0 0 RH
Florida        
Clethra alnifolia 9.78 4.32   1.33 0.73 RH
Cyrilla racemiflora 0 0   10.00 3.36 RH
Gaylussacia dumosa 38.78 11.86   2.07 1.70 RH
Gaylussacia frondosa 19.83 5.37   0.48 0.32 RH
Gaylussacia mosieri 5.44 3.55   7.15 3.48 RH
Hypericum brachyphyllum 0 0   4.78 1.93 RC
Hypericum crux-andreae 0.06 0.06   0 0 RC
Hypericum microsepalum 5.33 1.82   5.15 1.68 RC
Ilex coriacea 6.17 3.53   2.74 2.21 LI
Ilex glabra 33.89 4.56   5.04 1.39 RH
Ilex myrtifolia 0 0   0.52 0.52 LI
Liquidambar styraciflua 0.06 0.06   0 0 RC
Lyonia lucida 4.06 2.83   1.78 1.29 RH
Magnolia virginiana 0 0   0.41 0.41 LI
Myrica cerifera 0.50 0.26   0.07 0.07 RH
Myrica heterophylla 0.67 0.40   2.30 0.77 RH
Nyssa biflora 0 0   2.04 1.49 RC
Persea borbonia 0 0   0.04 0.04 RH
Pyrus arbutifolia 4.78 1.92   0.07 0.07 RH
Quercus minima 13.72 4.98   0.15 0.15 RH
Quercus pumila 7.00 2.49   0 0 RH
Rubus spp. 0 0   0.04 0.04 RH
Vaccinium arboreum 1.78 1.26   0 0 RH
Vaccinium corymbosum 0.56 0.42   0.70 0.70 RH
Vaccinium darrowii 0.89 0.66   0.04 0.04 RH
Vaccinium myrsinites 12.11 3.63   0.04 0.04 RH

   Note: Underground organs are indicated for each species based on Godfrey (1988) and Olson and Platt (1995): LI - lignotubers; RC - root crowns; RH - rhizomes.



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