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Table 2 Pearson’s correlation coefficients on vegetation and water characteristics of the floating mat (n = 61)

From: Vegetation and water characteristics of floating mat in a coastal lagoon as the habitat for endangered plant species

  PA ZL Water level NO3–N NH4–N PO4–P
Height Density Cover. AGDW Height Density Cover. AGDW
PA Height 1 .310* .409** .547** .234 .069 .131 .124 .459** .088 − .205 .112
Density   1 .865** .949** .168 − .270* − .170 − .163 − .125 .087 .025 .050
Cover.    1 .875** .195 − .211 − .123 − .062 − .096 .073 − .017 − .042
AGDW     1 .252* − .294* − .191 − .131 − .097 .044 − .023 .061
ZL Height      1 − .408** − .305* .248 .050 − .172 .321* .088
Density       1 .893** .732** .394** .129 − .211 .027
Cover.        1 .659** .417** .189 − .111 .178
AGDW         1 .215 − .105 .011 − .038
Water level          1 .372** − .021 .250
NO3–N           1 .192 .329**
NH4–N            1 .481**
PO4–P             1
  1. PA Phragmites australis, ZL Zizania latifolia, Cover. coverage, AGDW above-ground dry weight
  2. *p < .05; **p < .01