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Carex bigelowii (Bigelow sedge)

Author(s): Robin F. Matthews
Year Published: 1992
Description:

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Carex bigelowii (Bigelow sedge) 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: Matthews, Robin F. 1992. Carex bigelowii (Bigelow sedge). 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/carbig/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Vegetation
Ecosystem(s): Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest, Alpine/subalpine shrubland/meadow
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10766
FEIS Number: 434
Record updated: Jan 24, 2018