Author(s):
Roberta A. Walsh
Year Published:

Cataloging Information

Topic(s):
Fire Ecology
Fire Effects
Ecological - Second Order
Vegetation
Ecosystem(s):
Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest, Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna, Alpine/subalpine shrubland/meadow, Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Riparian woodland/shrubland

FEIS Number: 877
Record updated: January 24, 2018
NRFSN number: 10925

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Carex concinna (low northern 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

Walsh, Roberta A. 1994. Carex concinna (low northern 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/carcoc/all.html.

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