Ecology and Physiology of Green Roof Plant Communities.

Butler, Colleen.

Abstract: Green roofs mitigate many negative environmental effects of urbanization, especially stormwater runoff and the urban heat island effect. There is also potential for green roofs to function as islands of biodiversity within urban and suburban environments. Historically most roofs have been planted with Sedum, a very stress-tolerant plant, but many people are promoting the planting of a mo... read more

Tufts University. Department of Biology.
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