Alien Plant Invasion Following Fire in California Shrublands: USGS Research Brief

USGS Western Ecological Research Center publication brief.
This study looked at alien plant invasion in chaparral and sage scrub ecosystems over a period of five years after fire across a six-county area in southern California.

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Keeley, J. E., C. J. Fotheringham, and M. Baer-Keeley. 2005. Factors affecting plant diversity during post-fire recovery and succession of mediterranean-climate shrublands in California, USA. Diversity and Distributions 11:525-537.