Nova Scotia’s rare fire-dependent ecosystem

Jack Pine, Broom Crowberry & Huckleberry in the Purcell's Cove Backlands In the March 2014 column, Nick Hill and Dave Patriquin describe the infrequent meeting of the boreal jack pine and the southern broom crowberry, which occurs primarily in habitats naturally prone to repeated fires. It is found in a handful of sites in Nova Scotia, at even fewer sites in coastal Maine and nowhere else. Read more

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