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Cercocarpus montanus (true mountain-mahogany)

Author(s): Corey L. Gucker
Year Published: 2006

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Cercocarpus montanus (true mountain-mahogany) to fire--how fire affects the species and its habitat, effects of the species on fuels and fire regimes, 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: Gucker, Corey L. 2006. Cercocarpus montanus (true mountain-mahogany). 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/cermon/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Vegetation
Ecosystem(s): Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna, Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Juniper woodland, Sagebrush steppe, Mountain shrubland/wooded draw
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10673
FEIS Number: 409
Record updated: Jan 23, 2018