Title: Grayback Glades Research Natural Area: guidebook supplement 49
Author: Schuller, Reid; Wender, Bryan; Showalter, Rachel.;
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-930. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 26 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Description: This guidebook describes major biological and physical attributes of the 433-ha (1,070-ac) Grayback Glades Research Natural Area. The area supports high- elevation examples of white fir–Shasta red fir (Abies concolor[Gord. + Glend]–Abies magnifica var. shastensis) forest along the crest of the Siskiyou Mountains in southwestern Oregon. High-elevation Sitka alder (Alnus viridis ssp. sinuata) glades are also represented on the site. Drainages support large individuals of Port Orford cedar (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana[A. Murray bis]).
Keywords: Research natural area, area of critical environmental concern, white fir (Abies concolor), Shasta red fir (Abies magnifica var. shastensis), Port Orford cedar (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana), Port Orford cedar root disease, Phytophthora lateralis, alder glade, Sitka alder (Alnus viridis ssp. sinuate).
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Schuller, Reid; Wender, Bryan; Showalter, Rachel. 2016. Grayback Glades Research Natural Area: guidebook supplement 49. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-930. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 26 p.
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