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Heracleum lanatum (cow parsnip)

Author(s): Lora L. Esser
Year Published: 1995
Description:

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Heracleum lanatum (cow parsnip) 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: Esser, L. 1995. Heracleum lanatum (cow parsnip). 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/forb/herlan/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Vegetation
Ecosystem(s): Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna, Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest, Sagebrush steppe, Lower montane/foothills/valley grassland, Alpine/subalpine shrubland/meadow, Riparian woodland/shrubland
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10630
FEIS Number: 306
Record updated: Mar 19, 2018