Kevin A. Simonin
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Cataloging Information

Fire Ecology
Fire Effects
Ecological - Second Order
Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna, Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Juniper woodland, Sagebrush steppe, Lower montane/foothills/valley grassland, Riparian woodland/shrubland

NRFSN number: 10829
FEIS number: 180
Record updated: March 13, 2018

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Populus angustifolia (narrowleaf cottonwood) 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.


Simonin, K. 2001. Populus angustifolia (narrowleaf cottonwood). In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer). Available:

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