Journal Title or Book Title
Landscape and Urban Planning
© 1996. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ The published version can be seen at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0169204695002138
The diversity of native plant species in urban environments is usually overlooked when biodiversity levels are considered. Inventories of native plants reveal many to be rare species surviving the harsh conditions encountered in urban ecosystems. Knowledge of their existence and an inventory of their distribution will assist in maintaining these populations. Protection strategies for rare plant species are outlined for urban National Parks.
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.
Tanacredi, John T. Ph.D.; Stalter, Richard; and Byer, Michael D., "Rare and endangered plants at Gateway National Recreation Area: a case for protection of urban natural areas" (1996). Faculty Works: CERCOM. 8.
Aquaculture and Fisheries Commons, Biodiversity Commons, Biology Commons, Environmental Chemistry Commons, Environmental Health and Protection Commons, Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment Commons, Environmental Monitoring Commons, Marine Biology Commons, Sustainability Commons, Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology Commons