Nursery stock, homeowner preferences drive tree diversity in Salt Lake Valley

Utah's early residents would be surprised to see the canopy of trees that covers the Salt Lake Valley today. Few trees are native to the valley, which means that most of the trees present there today are imported. It's a much different situation from a natural forest, which is shaped by climate, water availability and biodiversity. So, what factors shape the formation of a new urban forest?

Nursery stock, homeowner preferences drive tree diversity in Salt Lake Valley

Utah's early residents would be surprised to see the canopy of trees that covers the Salt Lake Valley today. Few trees are native to the valley, which means that most of the trees present there ...

Thu 8 Feb 18 from Phys.org

Nursery stock, homeowner preferences drive tree diversity in Salt Lake Valley, Thu 8 Feb 18 from ScienceDaily

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