Environmental Biology Exam 2.3
Calyptogena sp.
Giant clam in hydrothermal vent community.
Nitrosomonas
Use ammonia in soil as sole energy source. First step in nitrification.
Nitrobacter
Bacteria that use the remaining energy in nitrite ion and oxidize it to nitrate. Second step in nitrification.
Endothia parasitica
Chestnut blight, kills American Chestnut.
Populus tremuloides
Quaking aspen, pioneer of disturbed areas, sun-loving, clonal.
Pinus rigida
Pitch pine, poor or sandy soils, resin, turpentine, and tar.
Fagus grandifolia
Beech.
Betula populifolia
Grey birch, open, sunny areas, acid-tolerant.
Acer rubrum
Red maple, wet or moist soils, stream banks.
Hamamelis virginiana
Witchhazel, sub-canopy species, medicinal uses.
Sassafras albidum
Moist, sandy, upland soils, early cure-all for diseases.
Castanea dentate
American chestnut, sub-canopy shrub.
Myriophyllum sp.
Water millfoil, submerged plant, problems species in lakes.
Typha angustifolia
Cattail, lakes, ponds, and marshes.
Riftia sp.
Large vestimentiferan tube worms at hydrothermal vents.
Pinus strobus
White pine, well-drained, sandy soils, largest NE conifer.
Quercus rubra
Red Oak, sandy-gravelly soils.
Quercus alba
White oak, rich/moist soil, bottomlands and some upland soils.
Tsuga Canadensis
Hemlock, acid soils, moist/cool valleys, tannin, tea, and broom handles, threatened by wooly adelgid.
Rhododendron periclymenoides
Pinxter flower.
Kalmia latifolia
Mountain laurel.
Vaccinium sp.
Blueberry.
Nymphaea odorata
Fragrant water lilly, aquatic, white/floating flowers.
Nuphar microphylla
Spatterdock/Yellow Water Lily, floating plants, benthic rhizomes.
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