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Prunus pumila (sand cherry)

Author(s): Jane E. Taylor
Year Published: 2006
Description:

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Prunus pumila (sand cherry) 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: Taylor, Jane 2006. Prunus pumila (sand cherry). 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/prupum/all.html.
Topic(s): Fire Ecology, Fire Effects, Ecological - Second Order, Vegetation
Ecosystem(s): Sagebrush steppe, Mountain shrubland/wooded draw
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10868
FEIS Number: 891
Record updated: Jan 23, 2018