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Landscape context influences invasion of the vegetation by non-native plants

Natural habitats in human-altered landscapes are especially vulnerable to biological invasions, especially in their edges. We aim to understand the influence of landscape and local characteristics on biological invasions by exploring the level of plant invasion and alien species traits in forest edges in highly urbanized landscapes.

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González-Moreno P., J. Pino, N. Gassó, M. Vilà. 2013. Landscape context modulates plant invasion in Mediterranean forest edges. Biological Invasions 15: 547-557.