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Cottonwood Bar Fire 2002; 2003 Plot W11


Cottonwood Bar Fire
L. Weddle, E. Jordan photo.


20% of plot burned with light charring. 10% consumption of moss. Slight 2-5% consumption of litter and duff. Low 2-5% consumption of downed fuels. 10-20% grasses, small shrubs, and forbs burned in understory; 95% survival. Slight increase in new colonizers. Tussock Tundra community.


A. Substrates 0.22
B. Vegetation <1 m. 0.28
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. N/A
D. Intermediate Trees N/A
E. Big Trees N/A
Understory CBI 0.24
Overstory CBI N/A
Total Plot 0.24