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Pleurozium schreberi (Schreber's moss)

Author(s): Julie L. Tesky
Year Published: 1992

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Pleurozium schreberi (Schreber's moss) 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: Tesky, Julie L. 1992. Pleurozium schreberi (Schreber's moss). 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/bryophyte/plesch/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Vegetation
Ecosystem(s): Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10528
FEIS Number: 19
Record updated: Jan 24, 2018