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Aapa mires

Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

Third edition

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199600571
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191759147
Aapa mires

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Fens, sometimes called ‘string bogs’, of circumpolar distribution, found in northern Scandinavia and boreal Canada. They are soligenous mires with ridges arranged roughly normal to the slope, along the contours of the terrain. Water occupies the linear depressions between the ridges....

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Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry

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