Plants and Acid Environments
How does acid rain kill plants?
Acidic deposition (acid rain) affects plants in different ways. There are
many factors (climate, soil, etc.) involved but acid rain can be a cause in
slowing the growth of some plants sensitive to changes in soil acidity, etc.
The following should be helpful.
Anthony R. Brach
Missouri Botanical Garden
c/o Harvard University Herbaria
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Update: June 2012