Plant Diversity and Fire Effects in Blackbrush Shrublands: USGS Research Brief

2003. USGS Western Ecological Research Center publication brief. 
Three sites of "blackbrush vegetation type" were compared under unburned and burned (6–14 years postfire) sites for a variety of characteristics in the Mojave Desert.
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Brooks, M. L., and J. R. Matchett. 2003. Plant community patterns in unburned and burned blackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima Torr.) shrublands in the Mojave Desert. Western North American Naturalist 63:283-298.