Tobacco brush series
Section: shrb Series Dominated by Shrubs
Series formation: 
Series height:<2 m
Series canopy cover:ci
Series ground layer:s
Elevation range (lower):50
(upper):   3000
Wetland information:[not available]
Upland information: Uplands:ridges, upper slopes.
Reference:Paysen et al. (1980), Riser & Fry (1994), Solinas et al. (1985), Winward (1994).
Comments:Tobacco brush occurs as scattered shrubs in forest understories or as the sole or dominant shrub in what is often called montane chaparral. Self-perpetuating stands are unusual; instead, most stands are established after fire or logging and are transitional to various kinds of forest. Keeler-Wolf (1990e) qualitatively describes tobacco brush stands at Upper Goose Creek candidate RNA in Del Norte Co. l-KlaR; at Antelope Creek Lakes candidate RNA su-CasR, Shasta Mudflow RNA in Siskiyou Co. m-CasR; at Mud Lake RNA in Plumas Co.; Babbitt Peak RNA in Sierra Co. su-SN.
Plot based descriptions:Imper (1988a) in Keeler-Wolf (1990e) defines a Tobacco brush-greenleaf manzanita association at Haypress Meadows can RNA in Siskiyou Co. m-KlaR; Conard & Radoevich (1982) report cover for Sierra Co. m-SN stands.
Series Association:[not available]
FormationMixed evergreen-deciduous shrubland
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Tobacco brush series
Representative Image: View Representative Photograph for: Tobacco brush series
Common species: View common species for: Tobacco brush series

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