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    Author(s): Reid Schuller; Cheshire Mayrsohn
    Date: 2013
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-874. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 35 p.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    This guidebook describes Upper Elk Meadows Research Natural Area (RNA), a 90-ha (223-ac) area that supports a mixture of coniferous forest and open, shruband herb-dominated wetlands. The major forest plant association present within Upper Elk Meadows RNA is Pacific silver fir/vine maple/coolwort foamflower (Abies amabilis/Acer circinatum-Tiarella trifoliata).

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    Schuller, Reid; Mayrsohn, Cheshire. 2013. Upper Elk Meadows Research Natural Area: guidebook supplement 43. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-874. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 35 p.

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    Keywords

    Research natural area, area of critical environmental concern, old-growth Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), old-growth Pacific silver fir (Abies amabilis), freshwater seep, wet meadow, fen, Umpqua swertia (Frasera umpquaensis), Pacific silver fir/vine maple/coolwort foamflower (Abies amabilis/Acer circinatum/Tiarella trifoliata) plant association, Sitka alder (Alnus viridis) streamside community.

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