Buttonbush series
Section: shrb Series Dominated by Shrubs
Series formation: 
Series height:<10 m
Series canopy cover:cio
Series ground layer:sg
Elevation range (lower):5
(upper):   1000
Wetland information:Wetlands:habitat intermittently flooded, seasonally saturated. Water chemistry: fresh. Floodplains. Cowardin class: Palustrine shrub-scrub wetland. The national list of wetland plants (Reed 1988) lists buttonbush as a OBL.
Upland information: [not available]
Reference:Holland (1986).
Comments:Buttonbush, which is also called button-willow, is common as scattered shrubs in riparian settings. Where buttonbush occurs in stands, it forms small-grained patches in mosaic with other riparian series.
Plot based descriptions:not available.
Series Association:[not available]
FormationMixed evergreen-deciduous shrubland
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Buttonbush series
Representative Image: View Representative Photograph for: Buttonbush series
Common species: View common species for: Buttonbush series

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