Limber pine series
Section: tree Series Dominated by Trees
Series formation: 
Series height:<18 m
Series canopy cover:o
Series ground layer:s
Elevation range (lower):2200
(upper):   3350
Wetland information:[not available]
Upland information: Uplands:all slopes, especially ridges and upper slopes below forestline. Soils commonly granitic-derived.
Reference:Limber pine range in CA (Griffin & Critchfield 1972), silvics (Steele 1990). Barney (1980), Paysen al. (1980), Thorne (1977) Vasek & Thorne (1977).
Comments:Limber pine may form monospecific stands or mix with other conifers. Thorne (1982) found limber pine with white fir (Sweetwater Mountains) and bristlecone pine in su-WIS. In the su-SN, limber pine grows with foxtail pine and whitebark pine. It occurs with bristlecone pine and lodgepole pine in su-DesR (Panamint Mountains), and with lodgepole pine, Jeffrey pine, and white fir in su-TraR and su-PenR.
Plot based descriptions:Keeler-Wolf & Keeler-Wolf (1976), Keeler-Wolf (1989h) in Keeler-Wolf (1990e) describe stands at Whippoorwill Flat RNA, Taylor (1979) in Keeler-Wolf (1990e) defines one association in Inyo Co. su-WIS; Talley (1978) in Keeler-Wolf (1990e) describes stands at Sentinel Meadow RNA in Inyo Co. TraSN; Ball (1976) in Keeler-Wolf (1990e) stands at Last Chance RNA in Inyo Co. su-SN.
Series Association:Taylor (1979): Limber pine/curlleaf mountain-mahogany association.
FormationMixed needle-leafed evergreen-cold deciduous forest
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Limber pine series
Representative Image: View Representative Photograph for: Limber pine series
Common species: View common species for: Limber pine series

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