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McNally Fire 2002; 2003 Plot 22 CBI = 2.04




100% burn with 100% litter and 70% light fuel consumed; about 20% newly exposed soil. Stratum B survival 40% with a 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; 75% resprouting. No overstory trees. Flannel brush, Mountain mahogany, Cerocampus, Manzanita, mixed Chaparral shrub/grass community.


A. Substrates 2.13
B. Vegetation <1 m. 2.10
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 1.90
D. Intermediate Trees N/A
E. Big Trees N/A
Understory CBI 2.04
Overstory CBI N/A
Total Plot 2.04