Winter fat series
Section: shrb Series Dominated by Shrubs
Series formation: 
Series height:<1 m
Series canopy cover:cio
Series ground layer:sg
Elevation range (lower):100
(upper):   2700
Wetland information:Wetlands:habitats intermittently flooded, saturated. Water chemistry: mixosaline. Plains; old lake beds perched above current drainages. Cowardin class: Palustrine shrub-scrub wetland. Uplands: flats; lower slopes. Soils may be rocky.
Upland information: Uplands:flats; lower slopes. Soils may be rocky.
Reference:Turner (1982a), Young at al. (1977), West (1988).
Comments:Winter fat generally occurs here as pure stands. It can be a minor component in several series [ Black bush series, Black sagebrush series, Big sagebrush series, Shadscale series].
Plot based descriptions:not available.
Series Association:[not available]
FormationTemperate broad-leaved evergreen shrubland
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Winter fat series
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Common species: View common species for: Winter fat series

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