Sitka willow series
Section: tree Series Dominated by Trees
Series formation: 
Series height:<7 m
Series canopy cover:s
Series ground layer:v
Elevation range (lower):0
(upper):   400
Wetland information:Wetlands:habitats seasonally flooded, saturated. Water chemistry: fresh. Flood-plains; low-gradient depositions along rivers, streams. Cowardin class: Palustrine forested or shrub-scrub wetland. The national inventory of wetland plants (Reed 1988) lists Sitka wi low as a FAC+.
Upland information: [not available]
Reference:Brayshaw (1976), Paysen et al. (1980), Shanfield (198
Comments:Willow stands may or may not be dominated by a single species. If no dominant willow is present at low elevations, then place the stands in the Mixed willow series. Montane and subalpine willow stands are placed in separate classes since different willow species are restricted to those elevations [ see Montane wetland shrub habitat, Subalpine wetland shrub habitat]. Stands of this series have environmental conditions similar to alder, cottonwood, and other willow series [ see Black cottonwood series, Black w illow series, Fremont cottonwood series, Hooker willow series, Pacific willow series, Red alder series, Red willow series, White alder series].
Plot based descriptions:not available.
Series Association:[not available]
FormationCold-deciduous woodland
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Sitka willow series
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