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McNally Fire 2002; 2003 Plot 2 CBI = 1.84




100% burn with 60% litter and light fuel consumed, and about 20% increase in exposed soil/rock. Stratum B shows 70% survival with a moderate amount of colonizing grasses and annuals. Larger shrubs top-killed by torch-char with branch consumption, and about 40% resprouting. Moderate-high potential change in species composition. No trees. Mountain mahogany, Cerocampus, Flannel brush, Manzanita mixed Chaparral/Oak grass type.


A. Substrates 1.17
B. Vegetation <1 m. 1.65
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 2.45
D. Intermediate Trees N/A
E. Big Trees N/A
Understory CBI 1.84
Overstory CBI N/A
Total Plot 1.84