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Terrestrial Vegetation of California, 3rd Edition$
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Michael Barbour

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780520249554

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520249554.001.0001

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Montane and Subalpine Vegetation of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Ranges

Montane and Subalpine Vegetation of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Ranges

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(p.456) SEVENTEEN Montane and Subalpine Vegetation of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Ranges
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Terrestrial Vegetation of California, 3rd Edition
Author(s):

Jo Ann Fites-Kaufman

Phil Rundel

Nathan Stephenson

Dave A. Weixelman

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520249554.003.0017

This chapter discusses the montane and subalpine coniferous forests and other vegetation of the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Ranges in California, vegetation patterns and environmental factors that affect distribution, and the role fire in spatial pattern and landscape. It also discusses some of the factors affecting vegetation, such as insects and pathogens, wind and avalanches, invasive species, air pollution, and logging.

Keywords:   coniferous forests, Sierra Nevada, Cascade Ranges, fire, insects, pathogens, wind, avalanches, invasive species, air pollution

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