Chamise-Eastwood manzanita series
Section: shrb Series Dominated by Shrubs
Series formation: 
Series height:<3 m
Series canopy cover:c
Series ground layer:s
Elevation range (lower):450
(upper):   1800
Wetland information:[not available]
Upland information: Uplands:slopes south-facing. Soils shallow, may be mafic-derived.
Reference:Gray (1983), Hanes (1977, 1981, 1994), Horton (1960), Keeley (1993), Keeley & Keeley (1988), Pase (1982a), Patric & Hanes (1964), Vogl & Schorr (1972).
Comments:This series definition follows Gordon & White (1994). Chamise occurs in many chaparral, coastal scrub, and tree series. If chamise has > 60% cover, the stand is a member of the Chamise series. If chamise cover is 30-60% and Eastwood manzanita cover 30- 0%, then the stand is a member of this series [see Chamise series, Chamise-woollyleaf ceanothus series, Chamise-hoaryleaf ceanothus series, Chamise - mission-manzanita - woollyleaf ceanothus series]. Keeler-Wolf (1990e) qualitatively describes Chamise-Eastwood manzanita stands at Millard Canyon RNA in R verside Co. i. m-TraR; at Cahuilla Mountain RNA in Riverside Co., at Organ Valley RNA in San Diego Co. m-PenR.
Plot based descriptions:Parker (1990) defines an association at Mount Tamalpais in Marin Co. o-NorCo; Gordon & White (1994) seven associations in SoCo, m-TraR, White (1994a) an association at Cleghorn Canyon candidate RNA in San Bernardino Co. i. m-TraR; Keeler-Wolf (1990a) de cribes stands at King Creek RNA in San Diego Co. o-PenR.
Series Association:Gordon & White (1994): Chamise-Eastwood manzanita - (birchleaf mountain-mahogany) association, Chamise-Eastwood manzanita-(chaparral whitethorn) association [= White 1994], Chamise-Eastwood manzanita-(cupleaf Chamise-Eastwood manzanita-(hoaryleaf ceanothus) association, Chamise-Eastwood manzanita/mafic soils association, Chamise-Eastwood manzanita - (birchleaf mountain-mahogany) association, Chamise-Eastwood manzanita-(wedgeleaf ceanothus) association. Parker (1990): Chamise-Eastwood manzanita association.
FormationTemperate broad-leaved evergreen shrubland
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Chamise-Eastwood manzanita series
Representative Image: View Representative Photograph for: Chamise-Eastwood manzanita series
Common species: View common species for: Chamise-Eastwood manzanita series

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