Rubber rabbitbrush series
Section: shrb Series Dominated by Shrubs
Series formation: 
Series height:<3 m
Series canopy cover:cio
Series ground layer:sg
Elevation range (lower):50
(upper):   3300
Wetland information:[not available]
Upland information: Uplands:bajadas, pediments, valleys. Soils well-drained, gravelly.
Reference:Paysen et al. (1980), West (1988), Yo et al. (1977).
Comments:California stands are dominated by any of 8 ssp. of rubber rabbitbrush. Some ssp. are local, others have extensive ranges including disturbed areas as abandoned agricultural land and over-grazed pastures. The species grow in series dominated by trees, s rubs, and even grasses.
Plot based descriptions:Ferren & Davis (1991) defines a Rubber rabbitbrush-alkali sacaton asso-ciation at Fish Slough in Inyo Co. TraSN.
Series Association:[not available]
FormationMixed evergreen-deciduous shrubland
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Rubber rabbitbrush series
Representative Image: View Representative Photograph for: Rubber rabbitbrush series
Common species: View common species for: Rubber rabbitbrush series

Query California Vegetation Database by:
home | links | terms


© CNPS 1997