Chamise-wedgeleaf ceanothus series
Section: shrb Series Dominated by Shrubs
Series formation: 
Series height:<3 m
Series canopy cover:c
Series ground layer:s
Elevation range (lower):600
(upper):   1500
Wetland information:[not available]
Upland information: Uplands:slopes variable. Soils shallow, may be rocky or fine-textured.
Reference:Gray (1982, 1983), Hanes (1977, 1981, 1994), Horton (1960), Keeley (1993), Keeley & Keeley (1988), Pase (1982a), Patric & Hanes (1964), Vogl & Schorr (1972).
Comments:This series definition follows Gordon & White (1994). Chamise occurs in many chaparral, coastal scrub, and tree series. If chamise has > 60% cover, the stand is a member of the Chamise series. If chamise cover is 60-30% and wedgeleaf ceanothus cover 30- 0%, then the stand is a member of this series [ see Chamise-bigberry manzanita series, Chamise-Eastwood manzanita series, Chamise-cupleaf ceanothus series]. Further variation in stand composition can be handled at the association level.
Plot based descriptions:Gordon & White (1994) define a Chamise-wedgeleaf ceanothus association in SoCo, m-TraR.
Series Association:[not available]
FormationTemperate broad-leaved evergreen shrubland
Geographical associated regions: View Regions for: Chamise-wedgeleaf ceanothus series
Representative Image: View Representative Photograph for: Chamise-wedgeleaf ceanothus series
Common species: View common species for: Chamise-wedgeleaf ceanothus series

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