Disturbance affects short-term facilitation,but not long-term saturation, of exotic plant invasion in New Zealand forest

We investigate the spread of an exotic herb, Hieracium lepidulum, into a New Zealand Nothofagus forest with the aim of understanding how stand-development of tree populations, propagule pressure and invader persistence, affect invasion across the landscape and within communities.

Spence, L.A.; Ross, J.V.; Wiser, S.K.; Allen, R.B.; Coomes, D.A.