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RM-RN-469: Classification of the forest vegetation on the National Forests of Arizona and New Mexico


Alexander, Robert R.; Ronco, Frank, Jr. 1987. Classification of the forest vegetation on the National Forests of Arizona and New Mexico. Res. Note RM-469. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 10 p.

Forest vegetation classified by habitat types and community types in Arizona and New Mexico are tabulated. Eleven series and 123 habitat and community types are identified; however, these habitat types and community types have been grouped into a lesser number of categories having similar characteristics or synonymous names. The table includes the name, location, relative site, successional status, tree and principal undergrowth associates, and the authority.

Keywords: vegetation classification, habitat type, community type, Pinus leiophylla, Pinus engelmannii, Pinus ponderosa, Pinus strobiformis, Pseudotsuga menziesii, Picea pungens, Abies concolor, Pinus flexilis, Picea engelmannii, Abies lasiocarpa, Pinus aristata


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Title: RM-RN-469: Classification of the forest vegetation on the National Forests of Arizona and New Mexico
Electronic Publish Date: July 7, 2010
Last Update:
July 7, 2010

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