This is a classification of aquatic, wetland, and riparian series and plant associations found within the Colville, Okanogan, and Wenatchee National Forests. It is based on the potential vegetation occurring on lake and pond margins, wetland fens and bogs, and fluvial surfaces along streams and…
Keywords: Riparian, aquatic, wetland, vegetation classification, series description, plant association, plant community, riparian vegetation, riparian ecosystems, eastern Washington
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-593. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 354 p. In cooperation with: Pacific Northwest Region, Colville, Okanogan, and Wenatchee National Forests
A hierarchical framework for the classification of Great Basin pinyon-juniper woodlands was based on a systematic sample of 426 stands from a random selection of 66 of the 110 mountain ranges in the region. That is, mountain ranges were randomly selected, but stands were systematically located on…
Keywords: pinyon, juniper, vegetation classification, ECOMAP, Ecoregions, management
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-12. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 42 p.
A classification of forest vegetation is presented for the Colville National Forest in northeastern Washington State. It is based on potential vegetation with the plant association as the basic unit. The classification is based on a sample of approximately 229 intensive plots and 282 reconnaissance…
Keywords: vegetation classification, climax plant communities, potential vegetation, plant association, vegetation series, forest ecology, fire, wildife, range, northeastern Washington
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-360. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. In cooperation with: Pacific Northwest Region, Colville National Forest. 405 p
A total of 53 upland mixed communities were sampled and classified into five community types: Populus tremuloides/Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Populus tremuloides/Shepherdla canadensis, Betula papyrifera-Populus tremuloides/Viburnum edule, Betula papyrifera-Populus tremuloldes/Alnus crispa and Picea…
Keywords: vegetation classification, community types, mixed stands, interior Alaska
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-458. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 49 p
A vegetation classification was developed, using the methods and concepts of Daubenmire, on the Ashland, Sioux, and Grand River/Cedar River Districts of the Custer National Forest. Of the 26 habitat types delimited and described, eight were steppe, nine shrub-steppe, four woodland, and five forest…
Keywords: vegetation classification, habitat types, community types
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. RM-157. Fort Collins, Colo : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 68 p
An ecological classification system has been developed for the Pacific Southwest Region of the Forest Service. As part of that classification effort, blue oak (Quercus douglasii) woodlands and forests of southern San Luis Obispo and northern Santa Barbara Counties in Los Padres National Forest were…
Keywords: Quercus, Quercus douglusii, vegetation classification, California oaks, blue oak
Source: USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PSW-139, 49 p.
A classification system for use in describing vegetation has been developed for Hawaii. Physiognomic and taxonomic criteria are used for a hierarchical stratification of vegetation in which the system categories are Formation, Subformation, Series, Association, and Phase. The System applies to…
Keywords: vegetation types, plant communities, classification, Hawaii, vegetation classification, tropical forestry, island forestry
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-76. Berkeley, Calif.: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 11 p
An ecological classification system has been developed for the Pacific Southwest Region of the Forest Service. As part of this classification effort, coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) forests of southern Monterey County in the Los Padres National Forest were classified into six ecological types…
Keywords: Sequoia sempervirens, coast redwood, ecological type, vegetation classification
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-107. Berkeley, Calif.: Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 27 p
Forest vegetation classified by habitat types and community types in Arizona and New Mexico are tabulated. Eleven series and 123 habitat and community types are identified; however, these habitat types and community types have been grouped into a lesser number of categories having similar…
Keywords: vegetation classification, habitat type, community type, Pinus leiophylla, Pinus engelmannii, Pinus ponderosa, Pinus strobiformis, Pseudotsuga menziesii, Picea pungens, Abies concolor, Pinus flexilis, Picea engelmannii, Abies lasiocarpa, Pinus aristata
Source: Res. Note RM-469. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 10 p.
Vegetation of the alpine zone of eight mountain ranges in southwestern Montana was classified using IWINSPAN, DECORAN, and STRATA-algorithms embedded within the U.S. Forest Service Northern Region's ECADS (ecological classification and description system) program. Quantitative estimates of…
Keywords: e habitats, vegetation classification, key to classification, parent materials, soil variables, southwestern Montana
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-362. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 61 p.