Lodgepole – 02

Lodgepole Pine at Crater Lake: History and Management of the Forest Structure
Appendix D

 

Probable post-fire status of some important plant species of P. contorta communities (from Zeigler, 1978).

Species

Post-Fire Status

Author

SHRUBS

Arctostaphylos nevadensis

Resprout**

Sweeney, 1967

A. patula

Resprout

Sweeney, 1967

Chimaphila umbellata

Rhizomatous spread

McLean, 1967

Haplopappus species

Resprout**

Purshia tridentata

Dead**

Daubenmire and Daubenmire, 1968

Ribes cereum

Resprout

Kilgore, 1971

Vaccinium scoparium

Resprout

McLean, 1969

HERBS

Aster ledophyllos

Rhizomotous spread*

Carex pensylvanica

Rhizomotous spread

Volland, 1976

Elymus glaucus

Unknown

Lupinus albicaulis

Resprout*

L. lepidus

Resprout*

Penstemon rydbergii

Rhizomotous spread*

Sitanion hystrix

Resprout

Wright, 1971

Spraguea umbellata

Resprout*

Stipa occidentalis

Resprout

Wright, 1971

* Prediction based on root characteristics following McLean (1969).

**Field observation.

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