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life forms of Connecticut plants and their significance in relation to climate

Beulah Ennis

life forms of Connecticut plants and their significance in relation to climate

by Beulah Ennis

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Published by State Geological and Natural History Survey in Hartford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Connecticut.
    • Subjects:
    • Botany -- Connecticut.,
    • Plant ecology -- Connecticut.,
    • Vegetation and climate -- Connecticut.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Beulah Ennis.
      SeriesState of Connecticut public document ;, no. 47, Bulletin / State Geological and Natural History Survey ;, no. 43, Bulletin (State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut) ;, 43.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK151 .E5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination100, vii p., 20 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages100
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL252887M
      LC Control Numbergs 28000344
      OCLC/WorldCa1630199

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Life forms of Connecticut plants and their significance in relation to climate by Beulah Ennis Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the present volume an attempt has been made to analyze the flowering plants of Connecticut with reference to life form. Analyses of the floras of various other parts of eastern North America have also been made for the purpose of showing the climatic relationships between the flora of Connecticut and that of other regions.

Get this from a library. The life forms of Connecticut plants and their significance in relation to climate. [Beulah Ennis]. The life forms of Connecticut plants and their significance in relation to climate by Beulah Ennis,State Geological and Natural History Survey edition, in EnglishPages: The humid subtropical climate is characterized by long, hot, humid summers and cool to cold winters.

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Annuals are dead by the time winter arrives, and the basal leaves of biennials do not stand tall enough to be able to poke their heads out through the snow cover in the North. But do not give up altogether on deriving winter interest from herbaceous plants. Life on Earth began due to volcanic activity.

Volcanoes released gases and water from the molten Earth. Algae developed in that early ocean eventually led to the modern oxygen-rich atmosphere and more complex life forms.

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Climate change affects the growth of plants in three ways. First, as CO 2 levels increase, plants need less water to do photosynthesis. This well-documented effect was. How plants react to seasonal change has a big impact on the natural environment. Because plants are at the base of the food chain, anything that affects plants can impact other parts of the ecosystem.

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