California sycamore series
Section: tree Series Dominated by Trees
Series formation: 
Series height:<35 m
Series canopy cover:o
Series ground layer:g
Elevation range (lower):0
(upper):   2400
Wetland information:Wetlands:soils permanently saturated at depth. Water chemistry: fresh. Riparian corridors; braided, depositional channels of intermittent streams; gullies; springs; seeps; stream and river banks, terraces adjacent to floodplains subject to high-intensity flooding. Soils alluvial, open cobbly, rocky. Cowardin class: Temporarily flooded palustrine fores-ted wetland. Uplands: Slopes, commonly rocky. The national list of wetland plants (Reed 1988) lists California sycamore as a FACW.
Upland information: Uplands:Slopes, commonly rocky. The national list of wetland plants (Reed 1988) lists California sycamore as a FACW.
Reference:California sycamore range in CA ("Griffin and Critchfield 1972" Griffin & Critchfield 1972). Bowler (1989), Capelli & Stanley (1984), Faber et al. (1989), Holstein (1984),
Comments:Keeler-Wolf et al. (1994) summarizes natural history and condition of California sycamore woodland in CA. Grazing reduces tree regeneration (Shanfield 1984). Trees are affected by anthracnose in the spring.
Plot based descriptions:Keeler-Wolf et al. (1994) define four associations through Cis-CA; Campbell (1980) one association in Santa Barbara Co. o-CenCo; Brothers (1985), Finn (1991) report syca-more density and cover along the San Gabriel River in Los An geles Co., Zembal (1989) reports tree density and cover along Santa Margarita and Santa Ana Rivers in Orange Co. SoCo; White (1994a) defines one association at Cleghorn Canyon can-didate RNA in San Bernardino Co. i. m-TraR.
Series Association:Campbell (1980): California sycamore association [as Platanus community]. Keeler-Wolf et al. (1994): California sycamore-coast live oak association [as Southern California group], California sycamore/mulefat association [as Foothill group, = White (1994a)], California sycamore/slender wildoats association [as Mid-coastal group], California sycamore/soft chess association [as Interior alluvial group].
FormationMixed needle-leafed evergreen-cold deciduous forest
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: California sycamore series
Representative Image: View Representative Photograph for: California sycamore series
Common species: View common species for: California sycamore series

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