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Juncus balticus (Baltic rush)

Author(s): Alan S. Hauser
Year Published: 2005
Description:

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Juncus balticus (Baltic rush) 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: Hauser, Scott 2005. Juncus balticus (Baltic rush). 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/graminoid/junbal/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Vegetation
Ecosystem(s): Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna, Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest, Juniper woodland, Sagebrush steppe, Lower montane/foothills/valley grassland, Alpine/subalpine shrubland/meadow, Riparian woodland/shrubland
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10701
FEIS Number: 796
Record updated: Jan 23, 2018