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Tall Forb SRM 409

Murray, R.B. and Mayland, H.F. (1994) Tall Forb SRM 409. In: Shiflet, Thomas N., (ed.) Rangeland Cover Types of the United States. SRM, 1839 York St., Denver, CO 80206.

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The type is characterized by a large array of luxuriant, rather tall 16 to
48 inches (0.4 to 1.2 m) mesic forbs. In the climax condition
many species are present without any species dominating
(Ellison, 1954). Stands vary in number of species present
and in those that are visually prominent. Certain grass
and sedge species are found throughout the range of the
type, but within the type, they are mostly inconspicuous
and seldom comprise more than 10% of the composition.
Shrubs are mostly absent. Most present day stands are in an
early seral stage because of grazing disturbance or invasion
of woody species, and are now dominated by a few species
of seral forbs and grasses.

Item Type: Book Section
NWISRL Publication Number: 0831
Subjects: Mass Import - unclassified
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:55
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2016 19:03
Item ID: 784