Allscale
Section: shrb Series Dominated by Shrubs
Series formation:b
Series height:<3 m
Series canopy cover:co
Series ground layer:v
Elevation range (lower):-75
(upper):   1500
Wetland information:[not available]
Upland information: Uplands:soil of old beach, lake deposits; dissected alluvial fans; rolling hills. Soils may be carbonate-rich, sandy. The national list of wetland plants (Reed 1988) lists allscale as a FACU.
Reference:Bittman (1985), Burk (1977), Griggs (1980), Griggs & Zaninovich (1884), Johnson (1976), MacMahon (1988), MacMahon & Wagner (1985), McHargue (1973), Paysen et al. (1980), Vasek & Barbour (1977), Werschskull et al. (1984).
Comments:This series is often considered part of the chenopod or saltbush scrub. These scrubs are better thought of as a collection of series. If no dominant saltbush is present, the stand is assigned to Mixed saltbush series. Allscale series occurs with different associates regionally as suggested by NDDB categories. Nor-CA stands have received the most attention. Many of these species occur in Bladderpod-California ephedra-narrowleaf goldenb ush series. Small changes in topography and depth to water table create a fine-scale mosaic of allscale stands with those of Iodine bush and Bush seepweed series.
Plot based descriptions:not available.
Series Association:[not available]
FormationExtremely xeromorphic mixed evergreen-deciduous shrubland
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Allscale
Representative Image: View Representative Photograph for: Allscale
Common species: View common species for: Allscale

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