Singleleaf pinyon-Utah juniper series
Section: tree Series Dominated by Trees
Series formation: 
Series height:<15 m
Series canopy cover:io
Series ground layer:sg
Elevation range (lower):1000
(upper):   2800
Wetland information:[not available]
Upland information: Uplands:pediments, slopes, ridges. Aspects vary. Soils commonly well-drained.
Reference:Utah juniper ranges in CA (Griffin & Critchfield 1972), silvics (Meeuwig et al. (1990). Brown (1982a), Meeuwig & Bassett (1983), Tueller et al. (1979), Taylor (1976b), Vasek & Thorne (1977), West (1994).
Comments:Pinyon-juniper woodlands are better considered a collection of series. A problem arises in separation of stands belonging to the Singleleaf pinyon-Utah juniper series from others where only one of these species is dominant or incidental. Here the two s pecies are equally important. If one species is noticeably more abundant, the stand is classed as a member of another series. If either tree is incidental, see the alternative series.
Plot based descriptions:Vasek & Thorne (1977) report tree density and cover at Clark Mountain and New York Mountains in San Bernardino Co. m-DesR; Keeler-Wolf (1990e) describes stands at Whippoorwill Flat RNA in Inyo Co. WIS. Spolsky (1979) defines a Colorado desert pinyon-jun per woodland association in Anza Borrego State Park in San Diego Co. ColD.
Series Association:[not available]
FormationMixed needle-leafed evergreen-cold deciduous forest
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Singleleaf pinyon-Utah juniper series
Representative Image: View Representative Photograph for: Singleleaf pinyon-Utah juniper series
Common species: View common species for: Singleleaf pinyon-Utah juniper series

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