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Salix monticola (mountain willow)

Author(s): Lora L. Esser
Year Published: 1992
Description:

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Salix monticola (mountain 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: Esser, Lora 1992. Salix monticola (mountain 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/salmot/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, Alpine/subalpine shrubland/meadow, Riparian woodland/shrubland
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10639
FEIS Number: 656
Record updated: Mar 21, 2018