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Potentilla hippiana (woolly cinquefoil)

Author(s): Rachelle Meyer
Year Published: 2009

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Potentilla hippiana (woolly cinquefoil) 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: Meyer, Rachelle 2009. Potentilla hippiana (woolly cinquefoil). 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/forb/pothip/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Vegetation
Ecosystem(s): Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest, Lower montane/foothills/valley grassland, Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna, Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Sagebrush steppe, Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10792
FEIS Number: 186
Record updated: Jan 23, 2018