California sagebrush-California buckwheat series
Section: shrb Series Dominated by Shrubs
Series formation: 
Series height:<2 m
Series canopy cover:ci
Series ground layer:v
Elevation range (lower):250
(upper):   950
Wetland information:[not available]
Upland information: Uplands:slopes steep, south-facing. Soils colluvial-derived.
Reference:Axelrod (1978), Barbour (1994), DeSimone & Burk (1992), Keeley & Keeley (1988), Kirkpatrick & Hutchinson (1977), Malanson (1984), Mooney (1977), O'Leary (1989), Pase & Brown (1982), Westman (1983).
Comments:The series definition follows Gordon & White (1994). This series is often considered part of the coastal scrub, which is better thought of as a collection of series. This approach allows stands of com composition which can be considered regardless of geographic location. Stands of this series differ from the California sagebrush and California buckwheat series in that California sagebrush and California buckwheat are equally important in this series.
Plot based descriptions:Gordon & White (1994) define two associations, White (1994b) recognizes this as one among seven coastal scrub series in western Riverside Co. i-SoCo.
Series Association:Gordon & White (1994): California sagebrush-California buck bush association, California sagebrush-California buck sage association.
FormationMixed evergreen-deciduous shrubland
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: California sagebrush-California buckwheat series
Representative Image: View Representative Photograph for: California sagebrush-California buckwheat series
Common species: View common species for: California sagebrush-California buckwheat series

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