Table 1: Means (±S.E.) for four structural parameters in hardwood hammocks in five south Florida subregions. Site means within a column followed by same superscript do not differ at .

Subregion Tree density (ha-1)Basal area (m2 ha-1)Average stand diameter (cm)Stand density index

Key Largo238584 (489)a31.6 (1.7)a7.0 (0.3)b925 (41)a
Marl prairies67677 (1654)ab24.8 (4.1) a6.5 (0.6)b679 (102)ab
NESS175516 (1238)ab25.0 (4.1) a12.0 (3.3)b568 (81)b
SS368968 (917)a38.9 (4.1) a8.8 (0.8)b897 (69) a
WCA-3B101368 (691)b41.8 (7.8) a40.4 (9.8)a654 (97)ab