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Title: Classification, description, and dynamics of plant communities after fire in the taiga of interior Alaska.

Author: Foote, M. Joan.;

Date: 1983

Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-307. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 116 p

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: One hundred thirty forest stands ranging in age from I month postfire to 200 years were sampled and described by successional series (white spruce and black spruce) and by developmental stage (newly burned, moss-herb, tall shrub-sapling, dense tree, hardwood, and spruce). Patterns of change in the two successional series are described. In addition, 12 mature forest communities are described in quantitative and qualitative terms.

Keywords: communities (plant), classification (plant communities), fire (-plant ecology, taiga, Alaska (interior)

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Foote, M. Joan. 1983. Classification, description, and dynamics of plant communities after fire in the taiga of interior Alaska. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-307. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 116 p

 


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