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McNally Fire 2002; 2003 Plot 38 CBI = 2.17

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CBI=2.17

 

100% burn with 90% litter and 70% light fuel consumed; about 35% newly exposed soil. Stratum B survival 65% with moderate amount of colonizing grasses and annuals, and low-moderate change in species composition. Larger shrubs top-killed by scorch and char; modest branch loss; 50% resprouting. Trees at only 5% cover show roughly 50% char and 50% scorch; 100% canopy mortality. Flannel brush, Mountain mahogany, Cerocampus, Manzanita, mixed Chaparral/Oak/Pine community.

 

PLOT 38
A. Substrates 1.90
B. Vegetation <1 m. 1.60
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 2.33
D. Intermediate Trees 2.42
E. Big Trees N/A
Understory CBI 2.04
Overstory CBI 2.42
Total Plot 2.17