Comparison of Vegetation Development under Different Restoration Planting Treatments: Species Richness
Seeding Cell 1 Cell 2 Cell 3 Cell 4
Low Diversity Seeding Low Diversity Seeding Natural Colonization High Diversity
Number of introduced tt 11 0 132
Number of introduced 4 8 — 38
species observed after 2 years
Total number of species observed 80 83 43 99
after 2 years
Percent of the observed community 75 72 86 72
that is made up of facultative or obligate wetland species
Note: Data are for the number of species that were observed in the mitigation wetland cells.
Source: Adapted from MacLean, D. and P. Kangas. 1997. Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference on Ecosystems Restoration and Creation. Hillsborough Community College. Plant City, FL.
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