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Muhlenbergia racemosa (green muhly)

Author(s): Kristin L. Zouhar
Year Published: 2011

This FEIS species review synthesizes information on the relationship of Muhlenbergia racemosa (green muhly) 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: Zouhar, Kris 2011. Muhlenbergia racemosa (green muhly). 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/muhrac/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, Sagebrush steppe, Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest
Document Type: Synthesis
NRFSN number: 10939
FEIS Number: 1134
Record updated: Jan 23, 2018