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Acer glabrum (Rocky Mountain maple)

Author(s): Michelle B. Anderson
Year Published: 2001
Description:

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Acer glabrum (Rocky Mountain maple) to fire--how fire affects the species and its habitat, effects of the species on fuels and fire regimes, and fire management considerations. Information is also provided on the species' taxonomy, distribution, basic biology, and general management. This species review can be used for fire management, restoration planning, NEPA documents, and postfire rehabilitation planning. It may also be helpful in wildlife and habitat management, and as a source of information on the general ecology of individual species.

Citation: Anderson, Michelle B. 2001. Acer glabrum (Rocky Mountain maple). In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Available: http://www.fs.fed.us/database/feis/plants/shrub/acegla/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Fire History, Fire & Wildlife
Ecosystem(s): Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna, Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest, Juniper woodland, Sagebrush steppe, Riparian woodland/shrubland, Persistent montane shrubland
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10609
FEIS Number: 953
Record updated: Nov 8, 2017