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The natural features of southern Florida, especially the vegetation, and the Everglades

John Henry Davis

The natural features of southern Florida, especially the vegetation, and the Everglades

by John Henry Davis

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Published by Published for the Florida Geological survey in Tallahassee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany,
  • Physical geography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John H. Davis, Jr
    SeriesFlorida. Geological survey. Geological bulletin -- no. 25, Florida. Geological survey. Geological bulletin -- no. 25.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE99 .A3 no. 25
    The Physical Object
    Pagination311 p. incl. front.,
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25605106M
    OCLC/WorldCa684110

    Natural setting and vegetation of the Florida Panhandle - An account of the environments and plant communities of northern Florida west of the Suwannee River. Report No. COESAM/PDEI/ United States Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Alabama. The Everglades is recognized both nationally and internationally as one of the world's most unique natural and cultural resources. Encompassing nea square miles of the southern third of the Florida peninsula the Everglades and the greater Everglades ecosystem (spanning from the Kissimmee River basin north of Lake Okeechobee all the way south to Florida Bay) are also the focus of the.

    Noxious Weeds. The term “noxious weed” is used for state and federally regulated invasive plants. A noxious weed is defined in the Plant Protection Act of as “any plant or plant product that can directly or indirectly injure or cause damage to crops (including nursery stock or plant products), livestock, poultry, or other interests of agriculture, irrigation, navigation, the.   At a time when public events are canceled and we are avoiding close human contact, one good thing to do is to get outside and enjoy South Florida’s fabulous spring weather and natural bounty.

    1. Snail Kite Florida is the only state in the United States in which the snail kite breeds. It is, however, a widespread neotropical species, breeding from Mexico south to Ecuador and Brazil. In Florida it is a rather rare resident of the central and southern portions of the state. The snail kite is found in freshwater marshes with extensive stands of sawgrass and cattails. Tropical hardwood hammocks are closed canopy forests, dominated by a diverse assemblage of evergreen and semi-deciduous tree and shrub species, mostly of West Indian origin. Tropical hardwood hammocks are found in South Florida or the Everglades, with large concentrations on the Miami Rock Ridge, in the Florida Keys, along the northern shores of Florida Bay, and in the Pinecrest region of .


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The natural features of southern Florida, especially the vegetation, and the Everglades by John Henry Davis Download PDF EPUB FB2

I have the honor to transmit a report of one of our investigations entitled "THE NATURAL FEATURES OF SOUTHERN FLORIDA, especially the Vegetation, and the Everglades" by Dr.

John H. Davis, Jr., Research Assistant, Florida Geological Survey, and recommend that it. Natural Features of Southern Florida Especially The Vegetation and the Everglades. Geological Bulletin No.

Hardcover – January 1, by John H. Davis (Author)Author: John H. Davis. The natural features of southern Florida, especially the vegetation, and the Everglades by John Henry Davis,Published for the Florida Geological survey The natural features of southern Florida, in English The natural features of southern Florida, especially the vegetation, and the Everglades ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: Natural features of southern Florida, especially the vegetation, and the Everglades.

Tallahassee, Published for the Florida Geological survey, (OCoLC) Mangrove swamps, and salt-water marshes. Fresh-water marshes, and wet-prairies. Coastal beach and dune vegetation. Ecological considerations of the vegetation -- Fish and wildlife: introduction.

Fish. Reptiles and amphibia. Birds. Mammals -- Everglades: introduction. Mode of development and original conditions.

The natural features of southern Florida Vegetation. Effects of canals and dikes. Cite this Record. The natural features of southern Florida, especially the vegetation, and the Everglades.

John Henry Davis. (tDAR id: ). Natural features of southern Florida, especially the vegetation, and the Everglades (FGS: Bulletin 25) By J. DAVIS. Year: OAI identifier: oai:UFDC:UF_ Provided by: University of Florida Digital Collections.

Download PDF. The natural features of southern Florida, especially the vegetation, and the Everglades. By. John Henry Davis. Abstract (Statement of Responsibility) by John H. Davis, jr Topics: Physical geography (lcsh), Botany (lcsh), (lcsh.

The familiar "Davis Map" accompanied the Florida Geological Survey report entitled, The Natural Features of Southern Florida Especially the Vegetation, and the Everglades (Davis a).

Based on surveys and photographs, this vegetation map generally reflects the. An angiosperms-dicotyledons is a flowering plant.

There are several different types of flowering plants that are teeming in the Everglades. One of the flowering plants in the Everglades is the Water Willow. The Water Willow's scientific name is Justicia angst.

The Water Willow can be often seen around the edges of the wetland's pond edges. The construction of canals and dikes has negatively impacted the Everglades. Currently there is an effort to restore the Everglades region under a plan called the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP).

This plan aims to restore and preserve habitats of the Everglades and south Florida while managing water supplies and controlling floods. The Everglades is a natural region of tropical wetlands in the southern portion of the U.S.

state of Florida, comprising the southern half of a large drainage basin within the Neotropical ecosystem it forms is not presently found anywhere else on earth.

The system begins near Orlando with the Kissimmee River, which discharges into the vast but shallow Lake Okeechobee. The natural features of south Florida, especially the vegetation and the Everglades.

Florida Geological Survey Bulletin, 1– Google Scholar Davis, J.H.,   Carnegie Institution, publication no. Washington, DC Google Scholar Davis JH Jr () The natural features of southern Florida, especially the vegetation, and the Everglades.

The Florida Geological Survey, Geological bulletin no. 25, Tallahassee Google Scholar Davis SM, Ogden JC (eds) () Everglades: the ecosystem and its restoration. The Everglades is one of the more miraculous natural wonders in Florida, not only in how land becomes water but also how the colonizing roots of mangroves turn water into land.

The comparable miracle is contentious humans seeking common ground. Natural Features and Ecosystems. The mosaic of habitats contained within the Greater Everglades supports an assemblage of plant and animal species not found elsewhere on planet Earth.

Although nine distinct habitats have been identified in the park, they transition into one another and the landscape remains dynamic. Init infested an estimatedacres in south Florida, especially Loxahatchee Slough, Big Cypress Swamp and the Everglades.

While regional control efforts have reduced its coverage, it is recognized by the United Nations as a threat to the Everglades.

In the southern reaches of peninsular Florida, temperate and subtropical zones merge in the Everglades to form one of the largest, most complex and biologically rich ecosystems in North America.

The Kissimmee-Okeechobee-Everglades ecosystem includes more than 12 natural plant communities, hundreds of distinctive habitats, and thousands of. Pond cypress and bald cypress are the two species of cypress trees found in the Everglades. Cypress Swamp courtesy South Florida Water Management District Two species of cypress reside within the Everglades, the bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) and the pond cypress (Taxodium ascendens).

These trees were harvested during the early to mid s. Natural Features The Everglades is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States Unparalleled landscape that provides important habitat for numerous rare and endangered species like the manatee, American crocodile, and the elusive Florida panther.

While the National Park Service (through Everglades National Park and the South Florida and Caribbean Exotic Plant Management program) has supplied funding to the Everglades National Park Exotic Vegetation Management Program, funds donated by federal, state, and county agency partners such as the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Satellite imagery reveals how water flow dictates vegetation patterns in the Everglades. Map courtesy of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Greater Everglades were famously coined as The River of Grass by Marjory Stoneman Douglas as part of her efforts to call attention to the degradation of the south Florida ecosystem in Although authorized inEverglades National Park was not.Florida Everglades Invasive Plants in Florida.

Webster's Dictionary defines invasive as: tending to infringe or spread; and over the years Floridian's have continued to suffer from an invasion of non-native plants that threaten the pristine beauty of our natural places. If plants were here before Columbus arrived they are considered native.