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Fire in North American Wetland Ecosystems and Fire-Wildlife Relations: An Annotated Bibliography

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Table 1. Common and scientific names of organisms mentioned in the titles or the text of the annotated bibliography entries.

Common name Scientific name
alders Alnus spp.
alligator, American Alligator mississippiensis
ash, Carolina Fraxinus caroliniana
aspens Populus spp.
Asteraceae (composite family) Asteraceae = Compositae
 
baldcypress Taxodium distichum
barnyardgrasses Echinochloa spp.
barnyardgrass, coast bay
(= sweetbay, swampbay, loblolly-bay)
Echinochloa walteri
bear, black Ursus americanus
beaver Castor canadensis
bison Bison bison
black-mangrove Avicennia germinans
bluestems Andropogon spp.
bobwhite, northern Colinus virginianus
brome, smooth Bromus inermis
bulrushes Scirpus spp.
bulrush, alkali Scirpus maritimus
bulrush, American Scirpus americanus
bulrush, hardstem Scirpus lacustris
bulrush, Olney Scirpus olneyi
bulrush, river Scirpus fluviatilis
bulrush, saltmarsh Scirpus robustus
bulrush, softstem Scirpus validus
bulrush, tule Scirpus acutus
burreed Sparganium spp.
burreed, giant Sparganium eurycarpum
button-mangrove Conocarpus erectus
 
cajeput tree Melaleuca quinquenervia
cane Arundinaria
cane, giant Arundinaria gigantea
canvasback Aythya valisineria
caribou Rangifer tarandus
cattails Typha spp.
cattail, common Typha latifolia
cattail, narrowleaf Typha angustifolia
cattle (domestic) Bos taurus
cestodes Cestoidea (Cestoda)
chipmunk, least Tamius minimus
cladonia (lichen) Cladonia spp.
coot, American Fulica americana
cordgrasses Spartina spp.
cordgrass,big Spartina cynosuroides
cordgrass, gulf Spartina spartinae
cordgrass, marshhay Spartina patens
cordgrass, smooth Spartina alterniflora
cotton rat, hispid Sigmodon hispidus
cottonsedges Eriophorum spp.
cottonsedge, sheathed Eriophorum vaginatum subsp. spissum
crane, sanclhill Grus canadensis
crow, American Corvus brachyrhynchos
crowberryl black Empetrum nigrum
curlew, long-billed Numenius americanus
cutgrass, rice Leersia oryzoides
Cyperaceae (sedge family) Cyperaceae
cypresses Taxodium spp.
 
deer Odocoileus spp.
deer, white-tailed Odocoileus virginianus
dove, mourning Zenaida macroura
Drepanocladus (moss) Drepanocladus spp.
duck, mottled Anas fulvigula
ducks Anatinae
duckweeds Lemna spp.
 
feathermoss, red-stemmed Pleurozium schreberi
fetterbushes Leucothoe spp.
fir, Douglas Pseudotsuga menziesii
fish Pisces
fisher Martes pennanti
flatsedge, redroot Cyperus erythrorhizos
foxtails Alopecurus spp.
 
geese Anserinae
goat, mountain Oreamnos americanus
godwit, marbled Limosa fedoa
goose, Canada Branta canadensis
goose, snow Chen caerulescens
grass Poaceae
grasshoppers Acrididae
greasewood, black Sarcobatus vermiculatus
greenbriers Smilax spp.
ground squirrel, thirteen-lined Spermophilus tridecemlineatus
grouse, ruffed Bonasa umbellus
grouse, sharp-tailed Tympanuchus phasianellus
grouse,spruce Dendragapus canadensis
 
hawk, white-tailed Buteo albicaudatus
heath Ericaceae
herons Ardeidae
huisache Acacia farnesiana
 
jumping mouse, meadow Zapus hudsonius
 
katydids, meadow Conocephalus spp.
killdeer Charadrius vociferus
 
larch, tamarack Larix laricina
leatherleaf, Cassandra Chamaedaphne calyculata
lichen Lichenes
loblolly-bay Gordonia lasianthus
lyonia, fetterbush Lyoina lucida
 
mallard Anas platyrhynchos
mangrove See red mangrove,
black-mangrove,
white-mangrove,
button mangrove
mangrove, red Rhizophora mangle
maple, red Acer rubrum
marshpurslane, slimfruit Ludwigia leptocarpa
marten Martes americana
meadowlark, eastern Sturnella magna
mints Mentha spp.
mites Acarina
moose Alces alces
moss, mountain fern Hylocomium splendens
mosses, peat Sphagnum spp.
Sphagnum fuscum
Sphagnum girgensohni
moss, plume Ptilum crista-castrensis
moss, Spanish Tillandsia usneoides
mouse, deer Peromyscus maniculatus
mud turtle, eastern Kinosternon subrubrum subrubrum
muskrat Ondatra zibethicus
muskrat, round-tailed Neofiber alleni
 
needle rush Juncus roemerianus
nutria Myocastor coypus
 
oaks Quercus spp.
orchid Orchidaceae
otter, river Lutra canadensis
 
palmettos Sabal spp.
panicums Panicum spp.
panicum, maidencane Panicum hemitomon
paspalum, knotgrass Paspalum distichum
paspalum, seashore Paspalum vaginatum
periwinkles Littorina spp.
pickerelweed, lance Pontederia lanceolata
pines Pinus spp.
pine, longleaf Pinus palustris
pine, pitch Pinus rigida
pine, pond Pinus serotina
pine, ponderosa Pinus ponderosa
pine, slash Pinus elliotti
pintail, northern Anas acuta
pinyon Pinus edulis
pitcherplants Sarracenia spp.
pitcherplant, pale Sarracenia alata
Poaceae (grass family) Poaceae = Gramineae
pocket mice Perognathus spp.
pondcypress Taxodium distichum var. nutans
ptarmigans Lagopus spp.
 
rabbits, (cottontails) Sylvilagus spp.
rabbitbrush, rubber Chrysothamnus nauseosus
raccoon Procyon lotor
rails Rallidae
redbay Persea borbonia
redroot Lacnanthes tinctoria
redwood, coast redwood Sequoia sempervirens
reed, common Phragmites australis (formerly Phragmites communis)
reedgrass, bluejoint Calamagrostis canadensis
rivergrass. whitetop Scolochloa festucacea
rush, Baltic Juncus balticus
rush, needle Juncus roemerianus
 
sacaton, big Sporobolus wrightii
saltgrass, seashore Distichlis spicata
sawgrass Cladium jamaicense
sedges Carex spp.
sedge, awned Carex atherodes
sequoia, giant Sequoiadendron giganteum
sesbania, hemp Sesbania exaltata
sheep, bighorn Ovis canadensis
shrews Soricidae
shrew, masked Sorex cinereus
shrew, northern short-tailed Blarina brevicauda
smartweeds Polygonum spp.
smartweed, swamp Polygonm hydropiperoides
snail, salt marsh Melampus bidentatus
snakes Serpentes
snipe, common Gallinago gaillinago
southem-wildrice, giant Zizaniopsis miliacea
spwtow, LeConte's Ammodramus leconteii
sparrow, Savannah Passerculus sandwichensis
sphagnuin (peat moss) Sphagnum spp.
spikerush, common Eleocharis palustris
sprangletops Leptochloa spp.
spruces Picea spp.
spruce,black Picea Mariana
squirrel, red Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
squirrels, tree Sciurus spp.
swampbay Persea palustris
Persea borbonia var. pubescens
sweetbay Magnolia virginiana
sweetgum Liquidambar styraciflua
 
tamarack larch Larix laricina
teal, blue-winged Anas discors
thistle, Canada Cirsium arvense
threeawns Aristida spp.
threeawn, pineland Aristida stricta
treefrog, pine barrens Hyla andersonii
trematodes Trematoda (Platyhelminthes)
trumpet-leaf Sarracenia flava
tupelos Nyssa spp.
tupelo, black Nyssa sylvatica
tupelo, swamp Nyssa sylvatica var. biflora
tupelo, water Nyssa aquatica
 
vole, meadow Microtus pennsylvanicus
 
waterfowl Anseriformes
white-cedar, Atlantic Chamaecyparis thyoides
white-cedar, northern Thuja occidentalis
white-mangrove Laguncularia racemosa
widgeongrass Ruppia maritima
wildrye, basin Elymus cinereus
wildrye, creeping Elymus triticoides
willows Salix spp.
willow, coastal plain Salix caroliniana
wintergrass, Texas Stipa leucotricha
wren,sedge Cistothorus platensis
 
yellowlegs, greater Tringa melanoleuca
yellowlegs, lesser Tringa flavipes
 
zenobia Zonobia pulverulenta


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