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FOR93: Chapter 4: Plant Succession and Disturbances in the Urban Forest Ecosystem

Figure 15.3. The Florida scrub jay (15.1) is endemic to the scrub ecosystem in the southeastern U.S. It requires a low shrub layer, bare ground and a few scattered trees (15.2) avoiding canopied areas. The scrub ecosystem is maintained by periodic fires (15.3).

Credit: Paul Schmalzer