Enriched stands in the Klamath Mountains
Section: stnd Unique Stands
Series formation: 
Series height:<60m
Series canopy cover:?
Series ground layer:?
Elevation range (lower):1500
(upper):   2200
Wetland information:Wetlands:soil intermittently flooded. Water chemistry: fresh. Streamsides. Cowardin class: Palustrine forested wetland. Uplands: ridges, slopes, morainal rocks and boulders; raised terraces. Soils diorite, metasedimen\-tary, ultramafic-derived.
Upland information: Uplands:ridges, slopes, morainal rocks and boulders; raised terraces. Soils diorite, metasedimen\-tary, ultramafic-derived.
Reference:Species ranges in CA (Griffin & Critchfield 1972). Kruckeberg (1984), Sawyer (1986a, 1987), Sawyer & Thornburgh (1969, 1970, 1971, 1977), Thornburgh (1990a), Wng (1969).
Comments:Local stands with different mixes of species occur in the Klamath Mountains. Descrip suggest these stands are better assigned to local series rather than forming Salmon Mountains: Horse Range and Sugar Creek drainages in the Russian Wilderness support 17 conifer species in many mixture s. Other drainages in the Salmon Mountains have different mixtures of species, but lack such high diversity. For this reason these drainages are considered vegetationally unique, and not part of any series (Sawyer 1987).
Plot based descriptions:Keeler-Wolf (1984a, 1989f) in (Keeler-Wolf 1990e), Sawyer et al. 1970), Sawyer & Thornburgh (1969, 1971) in Keeler-Wolf (1990e) summarize three surveys of the Salmon Mountains including the Sugar Creek candidate RNA. In this drainage Keeler-Wolf recognizes 15 plant com in addition to the enriched stands. Sawyer & Thornburgh (1969) report tree density and basal area at Cyclone Gap and Indian Creek in the Sis Mountains, Keeler-Wolf (1987c) in Keeler-Wolf (1990e) describes enriched stands of Douglas-fir series, Port Orford-cedar series, and red fir series stands in Rock Creek Butte candidate RNA, Keeler-Wolf (1982, 1989b) in Keel er-Wolf (1990e) describes seven plant com at Cedar Basin can RNA in five series in 400 ha in Siskiyou Co. This area is a good represen of the disjunct, high elevation part of Port Orford-cedar's range.
Series Association:[not available]
FormationMixed broad-leaved evergreen-cold deciduous woodland
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