Bigpod ceanothus series
Section: shrb Series Dominated by Shrubs
Series formation: 
Series height:<4 m
Series canopy cover:ci
Series ground layer:s
Elevation range (lower):100
(upper):   750
Wetland information:[not available]
Upland information: Uplands:slopes.
Reference:Keeley (1975), Keeley & Keeley (1988), Pase (1982a), Montygierd-Loba & Keeley (1987), Paysen et all (1980), Schlesinger et al. (1982), White (1994c).
Comments:This definition follows Borchert et al. (1993b). If bigpod ceanothus has > 60% cover, the stand is a mem of the Bigpod ceanothus series. If bigpod ceanothus covers 30-60% and another species covers 30-60%, then the stand is a member of a mixed series [ see Bigpod ceanothus-hollyleaf red series, Big ceanothus - birchleaf moun series].
Plot based descriptions:Keeley & Keeley (1988) describe one stand, Borchert et al. (1993b) two associations o-CenCo, w. m-TraR.
Series Association:Borchert et al. (1993b): Bigpod ceanothus association, Bigpod ceanothus-chamise/black sage association.
FormationTemperate broad-leaved evergreen shrubland
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Bigpod ceanothus series
Representative Image: View Representative Photograph for: Bigpod ceanothus series
Common species: View common species for: Bigpod ceanothus series

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