Postfire Plant Demography and Functional Types (in chaparral and sagebrush plant communities): USGS Research Brief

This study used highly detailed demographic data to investigate vegetation recovery during the first five years after fire in southern California chaparral and sage scrub.
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Keeley, J. E., C. J. Fotheringham, and M. Baer-Keeley. 2006. Demographic patterns of postfire regeneration in mediterranean-climate shrublands of California. Ecological Monographs 76:235-255.