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Vegetation of American Memorial Park, Saipan, Mariana Islands

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Title: Vegetation of American Memorial Park, Saipan, Mariana Islands
Authors: Raulerson, Lynn
Rinehart, Agnes
LC Subject Headings: American Memorial Park (Saipan)
Plants -- Northern Mariana Islands -- Saipan.
Vegetation surveys -- Northern Mariana Islands -- Saipan.
Issue Date: Dec 1989
Publisher: Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany
Citation: Raulerson L, Rinehart A. 1989. Vegetation of American Memorial Park, Saipan, Mariana Islands. Honolulu (HI): Cooperative National Park Resources Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany. PCSU Technical Report, 70.
Series/Report no.: Technical Report
70
Abstract: This inventory of the botanical resources at
American Memorial Park comprised a general
survey of the plants present, the preparation of a vegetation map, and the establishment of four permanent transects in the wetland. One hundred and twenty eight vascular plants including 13 ferns and fern allies were located. None are endangered
nor are there any noxious species present. The vegetation types within the natural area include mangrove swamps, marshes, strand, coastal scrub and weedy scrub. Twelve plant communities are identified and mapped. Management recommendations include garbage control, controlling vehicle access to the shoreline and programs to introduce or enhance the growth of kamani (Calophyllum inophyllum), gago (Casuarina equisetifolia), and temple grass (Zoysia matrella).
Description: Reports were scanned in black and white at a resolution of 600 dots per inch and were converted to text using Adobe Paper Capture Plug-in.
Sponsor: National Park Service Contract No. CA 8020 2 0001
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/4330
Appears in Collections:The PCSU and HPI-CESU Technical Reports 1974 - current



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