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Title: Decay of subalpine fir in Colorado

Author: Hinds, Thomas E.; Hawksworth, Frank G.; Davidson, Ross W.;

Date: 1960

Source: Station Paper 51. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 13 p.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Spruce-fir is one of the major forest types in the central Rocky Mountains. Engelmann spruce, Picea engelmanni Parry, is usually the predominant species with subalpine fir, Abies lasiocarpa (Hook. ) Nutt., making up one-fourth or less of the total volume. Lodgepole pine, Pinus contorta Dougl. ex Loud., is frequently present at the lower elevations of the spruce-fir type.

Keywords: subalpine fir, Abies lasiocarpa (Hook. ) Nutt., Engelmann spruce, Picea engelmanni Parry, lodgepole pine, Pinus contorta Dougl. ex Loud.

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Hinds, Thomas E.; Hawksworth, Frank G.; Davidson, Ross W. 1960. Decay of subalpine fir in Colorado. Station Paper 51. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 13 p.

 


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