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amphi-Atlantic species

amphi-Atlantic species The plants that are found on both sides of the northern Atlantic, along the seaboards of eastern North America and western Europe. This disjunct distribution pattern is thought to be largely inherited from a single circum-North-Atlantic coastal plain flora. Typical representatives are Carex paleacea (a sedge) and Ligusiticum scoticum (Scotch lovage).

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amphi-Atlantic species

amphi-Atlantic species The plants that are found on both sides of the northern Atlantic, along the seaboards of eastern North America and Europe. This disjunct distribution pattern is thought to be largely inherited from a single circum-North-Atlantic coastal-plain flora. Typical representatives are Carex paleacea (a sedge) and Ligusticum scoticum (Scotch lovage).

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"amphi-Atlantic species." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 18 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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"amphi-Atlantic species." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved October 18, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/amphi-atlantic-species