Vegetation mosaics in coastal California are dynamic. Post-‐fire shifts in plant community distributions can be explained by considering the dominant species’ life history characteristics, dispersal ability, fire severity, land use history, and site characteristics.
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Forrestel, A.B., M.A. Moritz, and S.L. Stephens. 2011. Landscape-scale vegetation change following fire in Point Reyes, California, USA. Fire Ecology 7:114-128.