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CEGL000956 Ambrosia dumosa - Larrea tridentata var. tridentata Dwarf-shrubland

The U.S. National
Vegetation Classification
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Common (Translated Scientific) Name: Burrobush - Creosotebush Dwarf-shrubland
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Hierarchy Level: Association
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Diagnostic Characteristics: No Data Available
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Classification Comments: No Data Available
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Physiognomy and Structure: No Data Available
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Dynamics: No Data Available
Environmental Description: No Data Available
Geographic Range:
Nations: US
States/Provinces: AZ, CA, NV
US Forest Service Ecoregions (1994/1995)
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Province Name: American Semi-Desert and Desert Province
Province Code: 322    Occurrence Status: Confident or certain
Section Name: Sonoran Desert Section
Section Code: 322B     Occurrence Status: Confident or certain
Omernik Ecoregions:
Confidence Level: Low - Poorly Documented
Confidence Level Comments:
Grank: G4
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Synonomy: = Ambrosia dumosa-Larrea divaricata (Bourgeron and Engelking 1994)
< DRISCOLL FORMATION CODE:III.A.1.d. (Driscoll et al. 1984)
Concept Author(s): Western Ecology Group
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Acknowledgements:
Version Date: 30Dec1899
References:
  • Bourgeron, P. S., and L. D. Engelking, editors. 1994. A preliminary vegetation classification of the western United States. Unpublished report. The Nature Conservancy, Western Heritage Task Force, Boulder, CO. 175 pp. plus appendix.
  • Driscoll, R. S., D. L. Merkel, D. L. Radloff, D. E. Snyder, and J. S. Hagihara. 1984. An ecological land classification framework for the United States. Miscellaneous Publication No. 1439. USDA Forest Service, Washington, DC. 56 pp.
  • Peterson, E. B. 2008. International Vegetation Classification alliances and associations occurring in Nevada with proposed additions. Nevada Natural Heritage Program, Carson City, NV. 348 pp.
  • Warren, P. L., and A. W. Laurenzi. 1987. Rare plant survey of the Yuma District. Unpublished report prepared for USDI Bureau of Land Management, Yuma, AZ. 61 pp.
  • Western Ecology Working Group of NatureServe. No date. International Ecological Classification Standard: International Vegetation Classification. Terrestrial Vegetation. NatureServe, Boulder, CO.