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Elymus glaucus (blue wildrye)

Author(s): Kathleen A. Johnson
Year Published: 1999

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Elymus glaucus (blue wildrye) to fire--how fire affects the species and its habitat, 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: Johnson, K. 1999. Elymus glaucus (blue wildrye). 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/graminoid/elygla/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Vegetation
Ecosystem(s): Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10502
FEIS Number: 839
Record updated: Mar 21, 2018