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Bunchgrass plant communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains

Charles G. Johnson

Bunchgrass plant communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains

a guide for managers

by Charles G. Johnson

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in [Portland, OR] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grasslands -- Ecology -- Blue Mountains (Or. and Wash.),
  • Grasslands -- Ecology -- Oregon -- Ochoco Mountains.,
  • Range plants -- Ecology -- Blue Mountains (Or. and Wash.),
  • Range plants -- Ecology -- Oregon -- Ochoco Mountains.,
  • Plant communities -- Blue Mountains (Or. and Wash.),
  • Plant communities -- Oregon -- Ochoco Mountains.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles Grier Johnson, Jr., and David K. Swanson.
    SeriesGeneral technical report PNW -- GTR-641., General technical report PNW -- 641.
    ContributionsSwanson, David K., Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16129389M

    This plant is found only in the Ochoco Mountains. Butterfly species common to the Big Summit Prairie include hairstreak, skipper, eastern tailed-blue, Lycaenidae, checkerspot, fritillary, swallowtail, admiral, and tortoiseshell. Human uses. Most of the Ochoco Mountains are public lands administered by the United States Forest Service. The Ochoco National Forest is responsible for most of the Coordinates: 44°19′37″N °22′24″W / °N . The Blue Mountains ecoregion is a Level III ecoregion designated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Pacific Northwest, mainly in the state of Oregon, with small areas over the state border in Idaho and southeastern is also contiguous with the World Wildlife Fund's Blue Mountain forests s: Eastern Cascades Slopes and Foothills .

    Hall, F. C. Vegetation-soil relations as a basis for resource management on the Ochoco National Forest of central Oregon. Unpublished dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis. pp. Hall, F. C. Plant communities of the Blue Mountains in eastern Oregon and southeastern Washington. R6 . ) communities in Utah and implications for management. Great Basin Naturalist 51(2) Dietz, H.E. Grass: The Stockman’s Crop How to Harvest More of it. Soil Conservation Service. Dale, V.H. and S.C. Beyler. Challenges in the development and use of ecological indicators. Ecological Indicators I () Dealy, J.E.

    Johnson, Charles Grier, Jr. and David K. Swanson. Bunchgrass plant communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains: a guide for managers. PNW-GTR U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. p. 1. Mountain mahogany/Idaho fescue-bluebunch wheatgrass plant association. Ventenata Specific References. Last updated: May 7, If you know of references that specifically reference ventenata (reports, peer-reviewed articles, Johnson, C. G., Jr. and D. K. Swanson. Bunchgrass plant communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains: A guide for managers. Gen. Tech. Rep. Ecosystem change in the Blue File Size: 54KB.


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Bunchgrass plant communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains by Charles G. Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Bunchgrass Plant Communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains: A Guide for Managers Introduction This management guide is provided for use in determin-ing the bunchgrass plant associations and plant communi-ty types encountered on lands administered by the Malheur, Ochoco, Umatilla, and Wallowa-Whitman National ForestsCited by: Bunchgrass plant communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains: a guide for managers Contributor Names Johnson, Charles G.

Swanson, David K. Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.). Bunchgrass plant communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains: a guide for managers Author: Charles G Johnson ; David K Swanson ; Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.).

Bunchgrass plant communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains: a guide for managers / By Charles G. Johnson, David K.

Swanson and Or.) Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland. Author Ref. Date; Charles Grier Johnson, Jr., Rodrick R.

Clausnitzer: R6-ERW-TP Download. Bunchgrass plant communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains: A guide for managers August USDA Forest Service - General Technical Report PNW C.G. Johnson Jr. The Ecology of the Bunchgrass Zone T he Bunchgrass Zone covers less than one percent of the total area of British Columbia.

In spite of its small size, the zone supports a rich diversity of ecosystems and a wide variety of plants and wildlife, including many rare and endangered species. The dry and relatively mild low-elevation climate. Bunchgrass. The Bunchgrass Zone is located in a narrow patches of land in south- central British Columbia.

The warm and dry climate is attributed to the rainshadow cast over the zone by Coast and Cascade Mountains. Severe summer droughts make it difficult for trees to become established; therefore, grasses are the dominate vegetation specie.

by Judith Larner Lowry Welcome to the wonderful world of California's native bunchgrasses. They’re an intriguing, varied, and beautiful group, drought-tolerant, important for wildlife, providing good forage for livestock, erosion-resisting with their deep and wide fibrous rootsystems, and uniquely Californian.

Plant communities of the Blue Mountains in eastern Oregon and southeastern Washington / Related Titles. Series: R6 area guide ; By.

Hall, Frederick C. United States. Forest Service. United States. Forest Service. Pacific Northwest Region. Type. Book Material. What is a bunchgrass.

Bunchgrass is just what it sounds like, a perennial grass that grows in clumps (bunches of grass) and is common to the shrub-steppe region.

Several species of bunchgrass grow in the Columbia Basin. The most typical species is bluebunch wheatgrass. This vigorous plant can reach 1 foot in diameter and grow more than 3 feet tall. I discovered balls of Grimmia ovalis Lind.

growing in bunchgrass communities of the central Blue Mountains of northeastern Oregon in the spring of Author: Amanda Hardman. Bunchgrass Plant Communities of the Blue and Ochoco A classification of bunchgrass vegetation is presented for the Malheur, Ochoco, Umatilla, and part of the Wallowa-Whitman National : The Blue Mountains ecoregion extends from the Ochoco Mountains in central Oregon (USA) to Hells Canyon of the Snake River in northeastern Oregon and adjacent Idaho, and then north to the canyons and basalt rimrock of southeastern Washington (see Halofsky et al., ).

Consisting of mountain ranges in a southwest to northeast orientation, the Cited by: Johnson, Charles G. Bunchgrass plant communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains (Bunchgrasses are those grasses that have the characteristic growth habit of a clump, tuft, or bunch, in contrast to sod forming grasses that spread via stolons or rhizomes.).

Southern California Plant Communities. To begin with, the area of Southern California is generally considered to be from Santa Barbara County on the north, stretching eastward and northward across the Santa Ynez Mountain Range to Mt.

Pinos in Ventura County, and continuing in a northwesterly direction to include the east slopes of the White. Plant Communities Plant community composition changes with elevation and moisture in the Blue Mountains [31].

The following community descriptions are organized along elevational and moisture gradients from dry, low elevations to mesic, high elevations [14, 31, 49, 53].

BpS series are provided in parentheses. Dry forests. Landscape Factors Influencing the Abundance and Dominance of the Invasive Plant Potentilla Recta. Many bunchgrass communities are now dominated by a mix of exotic species including several annual grasses D.K.

SwansonBunchgrass plant communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains: A guide for managers. USDA Forest Service, Portland, OR Cited by: disturbed sites. Plants of the Sandberg bluegrass complex occupy a niche in bunchgrass plant communities. The primary area of use would include the northern Great Plains (Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado), the Intermountain West including the Great Basin (Idaho, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Utah), and.

Bunchgrass plant communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains: a guide for managers. Johnson, Charles Grier, Jr.; Swanson, David K. Forest health in the Blue Mountains: an plant ecologist's perspective on ecosystem processes and biological diversity.

The Ecology and Silviculture of Oaks, Second Edition: A new book. Bunchgrass plant communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains: a guide for managers / Charles Grier Johnson, Jr., and David K. Swanson. [Portland, OR]: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, [] SDA13 A noJohnson CG, Swanson DK.

Bunchgrass plant communities of the Blue and Ochoco Mountains: a guide for managers. US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. General Technical Report, PNW-GTR Averett JP, Morris LR, Endress BA. Dataset of plant composition change over seven years at the Zumwalt Prairie Preserve, Oregon, USA.

In.Major habitat types, community types, and plant communities in the Rocky Mountains / (Fort Collins, Colo.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, []), by Robert R. Alexander and Colo.) Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins (page images at HathiTrust).