Shorthair reedgrass series
Section: herb Series Dominated by Herbaceous Plants
Series formation: 
Series height:<0.15m
Series canopy cover:ci
Series ground layer:?
Elevation range (lower):1300
(upper):   3800
Wetland information:[not available]
Upland information: Uplands:flats, slopes.
Reference:Allen-Diaz (1994), Major & Taylor (1977), Ratliff (1982, 1985).
Comments:Ratliff (1982, 1985) refers to stands dominated by shorthair reedgrass as members of the Shorthair reedgrass vegetative series. The series is extensive and may mix with Shorthair sedge series and Red-heather - bilberry series at a fine scale, and at a c arser scale with forest and woodland series. [ see Alpine habitat, Subalpine meadow].
Plot based descriptions:Benedict (1983) defines two associations at Rock Creek in Sequoia National Park in Tulare Co.; Burke (1982) two associations at Rae Lakes, King's Canyon National Park in Fresno Co.; Major & Taylor (1977) one association at Carson Pass in Alpine Co.; Taylor (1984) two associations at Harvey Monroe Hall RNA in Mono Co. su-SN.
Series Association:Benedict (1983): Shorthair reedgrass-alpine aster association, Shorthair reedgrass-spike trisetum association. Major & Taylor (1977): Shorthair reedgrass-bilberry association [= Burke (1982), = Taylor (1984)]. Taylor (1984): Drummond sedge-shorthair reedgrass association, Shorthair reedgrass - mountain laurel association.
FormationTemperate or sub-polar annual grassland or forb vegetation
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Shorthair reedgrass series
Representative Image: View Representative Photograph for: Shorthair reedgrass series
Common species: View common species for: Shorthair reedgrass series

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