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Salix brachycarpa (barren-ground willow)

Author(s): Milo Coladonato
Year Published: 1993
Description:

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Salix brachycarpa (barren-ground willow) 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: Coladonato, Milo 1993. Salix brachycarpa (barren-ground willow). 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/salbra/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Vegetation
Ecosystem(s): Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest, Alpine/subalpine shrubland/meadow
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10619
FEIS Number: 683
Record updated: Jan 24, 2018