The Invasion of Canadian Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis L.) into Anthropogenic Landscapes of Belarus
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Invasion of Canadian goldenrod (Solidago canadensis L.) into anthropogenic landscapes of the southeast of Belarus is considered. The maximum occurrence of Solidago canadensis L. is noted for the urbanized landscape. A comparison of repeated geological and botanical surveys at four key sites (2005–2008 and 2015–2016) is made. During this period of time Solidago canadensis L. became a dominant in all those sites and, as a consequence, the specific diversity of natural communities decreased.
Keywordsanthropogenic landscape vegetation invasion Solidago canadensis L. Belarus
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