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George L.W. Perry, Neal J. Enright, Ben P. Miller and Byron B. Lamont Do plant functional traits determine spatial pattern? A test on species-rich shrublands, Western Australia Journal of Vegetation Science 24

Version of Record online: 27 SEP 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2012.01476.x

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Spatial pattern in plant communities is the combined outcome of many biological and physical processes. We evaluated whether fine-scale spatial patterns are predictable from species functional traits such as their regenerative response to fire and found that within and between site heterogeneity may mask the deterministic effects of species functional traits. Our findings re-emphasise the difficulties in uni-causally linking pattern and process.

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