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

Cataloging Information

Topic(s):
Fire Ecology
Fire Effects
Ecological - Second Order
Vegetation
Ecosystem(s):
Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna, Sagebrush steppe

FEIS Number: 676
Record updated: March 14, 2018
NRFSN number: 10634

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Shepherdia argentea (silver buffaloberry) 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. Shepherdia argentea (silver buffaloberry). 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/shearg/all.html.

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