First decade plant succession following the Sundance Forest fire, northern Idaho
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station, 1986 - Fire ecology - 26 pages
"This paper describes the development of seral vegetation for the 10 years following the holocaustic Sundance Fire in the western redcedar-western hemlock forest type in northern Idaho. Successional development of seral vegetation was documented by repeated measurements on permanent plots"--P. 1.
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PETER F STICKNEY plant ecologist has served as Page
involved in research on mountain grasslands in the Serai Vegetation Development
National Forest in eastern Oregon He holds a B S in Discussion
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