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McNally Fire 2002; 2003 Plot 18 CBI = 2.63




Consistent 100% burn with high charring throughout. High consumption of litter and duff > 98%. Down fuels over 100-hour not present. High change in soil cover and color > 70%. Very small patches of sprouting low shrubs and some colonizing grasses. Some tall shrubs resprouting though tops are charred and largely consumed; large change in cover; mortality around 65%. No overstory trees. Mountain mahogany, Cerocampus, Flannel brush, Manzanita mixed Chaparral/Oak community.


A. Substrates 2.83
B. Vegetation <1 m. 2.55
C. Vegetation 1-5 m. 2.55
D. Intermediate Trees N/A
E. Big Trees N/A
Understory CBI 2.63
Overstory CBI N/A
Total Plot 2.63