Important Species in Tampa's Urban Forest
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How to Cite

Andreu, Michael G., Melissa H. Friedman, and Robert J. Northrop. 2009. “Important Species in Tampa’s Urban Forest: FOR 205/FR267, 2/2009”. EDIS 2009 (2). Gainesville, FL.


FOR-205, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by Michael G. Andreu, Melissa H. Friedman, and Robert J. Northrop, presents the information gained about tree species results from an urban ecological assessment conducted in the city of Tampa, including native vs. non-native and invasive tree species, palms and palm diseases, and mangrove forests. Includes references. Published by the UF School of Forest Resources and Conservation, February 2009.


Andreu, M. G., M. H. Friedman, S. M. Landry, and R. J. Northrop. 2008. City of Tampa Urban Ecological Analysis 2006-2007. Final Report to the City of Tampa, April 24, 2008. City of Tampa, Florida.

Duryea, M. L. 2006. Wind and Trees: Surveys of Tree Damage in the Florida Panhandle after Hurricanes Erin and Opal. University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service - Circular 1183.

Langeland, K. A. and K. C. Burks. 1998. Identification and Biology of Non-Native Plants in Florida's Natural Areas. Gainesville, University of Florida.

Mangrove Trimming and Preservation Act of 1999, Florida State Law, Chapter 403 Section 9321-9333.

Odum, W. E. and C. C. McIvor. 1990. Mangroves in Ecosystems of Florida. R. L. Myers and J. J. Ewel. Orlando, University of Central Florida Press.