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Could native Scots pines (Pinus sylvestris) still persist in northern England and southern Scotland?

Manning, Adrian; Kesteven, Jennifer; Stein, John; Lunn, Angus; Xu, Tingbao; Rayner, Bill

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Background: In the British Isles, Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) is only thought to be native in the Scottish Highlands. However, there has been speculation that locally native specimens persist outside that region. Aims: This study addressed the question: is it bioclimatically plausible that locally native Scots pines could still persist in southern Scotland and northern England? Methods: The software package BIOCLIM, which has proved a useful tool for identifying possible locations of small...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57734
Source: Plant Ecology and Diversity
DOI: 10.1080/17550874.2010.502563

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