Some statistical features of the flora of Ontario & Québec
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Written in English


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Other titlesCanadian naturalist.
Statementby A.T. Drummond.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 02772.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 429-437.
Number of Pages437
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16922662M
ISBN 100665027729

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  The flora of Canada is quite diverse, due to the wide range of ecoregions and environmental conditions present in Canada. From the warm, temperate broadleaf forests of southern Ontario to the frigid Arctic plains of Northern Canada, from the wet temperate rainforests of the west coast to the arid deserts, badlands and tundra plains, the biodiversity of Canada's plants is extensive. Ontario is located in East/Central Canada. It is Canada's second largest province in total land area. Its physical features vary greatly from the Mixedwood Plains in the southeast to the boreal forests and tundra in the north. Ontario borders Manitoba to the west, Hudson Bay and James Bay to the north, Quebec to the east, and the Great Lakes and the United States to the t point: Ishpatina Ridge, m (2, ft). As Canada's largest province, Quebec is over twice the size of the U.S. State of Texas. Most of Quebec is covered by the Canadian Shield, a rocky, but generally level landscape of plains and plateaus, covered by large areas of coniferous (evergreen) forests, all crisscrossed by hundreds of rivers and countless thousands of lakes.. During the last Ice Age, layers of ice moved slowly across the. Quebec, French Québec, eastern province of Canada. Constituting nearly one-sixth of Canada’s total land area, Quebec is the largest of Canada’s 10 provinces in area and is second only to Ontario in population. Its capital, Quebec city, is the oldest city in Canada. The name Quebec, first bestowed on the city in and derived from an Algonquian word meaning “where the river narrows.

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  Canada has a rich diversity of flora occupying its equally diverse ecological regions, such as the warm temperate broadleaf forests of Ontario, the arctic plains of northern Canada, the temperate rainforests in the west coast, arid deserts, and tundra plains, just to name a few. In Ontario, by comparison, the proportion of first births to unmarried women is much lower. In , 25% of all births were to unmarried mothers in Quebec, compared with 12% in Ontario. In , the proportions had gone up to 41% in Quebec and 16% in Ontario. Except at advanced ages, living alone is more common in Quebec. Ontario, second largest province of Canada in area, after Quebec. It occupies the strip of the Canadian mainland lying between Hudson and James bays to the north and the St. Lawrence River–Great Lakes chain to the south. The most populous Canadian province, it is . Most Expensive Sales from April to June AbeBooks' list of most expensive sales in April, May and June includes Roland Deschain, Tom Sawyer, a queen consort, and Isaac Newton.