China’s most important trees are hiding in plain sight

Source: Science Daily

Scientists have synthesized long-term biodiversity data from 12 immense forest study plots spanning 1,500 miles, from China’s far north to its southern tropics. Their results point to maple trees – long appreciated for their autumn foliage and the syrup that graces our tables – as potential foundation species in both China and North America.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/10/201030142118.htm