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McNally Fire 2002; 2003 Plot 37 CBI = 1.78

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CBI=1.78

 

100% burn with 70% litter and light fuel consumed, and about 30% newly exposed soil. Stratum B survival 80% with a moderate amount of colonizing grasses and annuals. Larger shrubs mostly top-killed by scorch-girdle, little branch consumption, and 85% resprouting. Big trees show 50% char and 50% scorch with 100% canopy mortality. Mountain mahogany, Cerocampus, Flannel brush, Manzanita mixed Chaparral/Oak/Pine community.

 

PLOT 37
A. Substrates 1.37
B. Vegetation <1 m. 1.30
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 1.73
D. Intermediate Trees N/A
E. Big Trees 2.50
Understory CBI 1.49
Overstory CBI 2.50
Total Plot 1.78