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Author(s):
Janet L. Howard
Year Published:

Cataloging Information

Topic(s):
Fire Ecology
Fire Effects
Ecological - Second Order
Vegetation
Ecosystem(s):
Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna, Sagebrush steppe, Lower montane/foothills/valley grassland

NRFSN number: 10729
FEIS number: 480
Record updated:

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Artemisia cana, Artemisia cana subsp. Bolanderi, Artemisia cana subsp. cana, Artemisia cana subsp. viscidula (silver sagebrush, Bolander silver sagebrush, plains silver sagebrush, mountain silver sagebrush) 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

Howard, Janet 2002. Artemisia cana, Artemisia cana subsp. Bolanderi, Artemisia cana subsp. cana, Artemisia cana subsp. viscidula (silver sagebrush, Bolander silver sagebrush, plains silver sagebrush, mountain silver sagebrush). 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/artcan/all.html.

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