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Keyword: Purshia tridentata

Antelope bitterbrush and Scouler's willow response to a shelterwood harvest and prescribed burn in western Montana

Publications Posted on: June 23, 2017
In many western Montana ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) stands, fire suppression and past selective logging of large trees have resulted in conditions favoring succession to dense stands of shade-tolerant, but insect- and disease-prone Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii).

Breeding system and interaccessional hybridization of Purshia tridentata plants grown in a common garden

Publications Posted on: August 28, 2012
Purshia spp. (Rosaceae) comprise a widespread western North American species complex that is important as landscape dominants, wildlife habitat, browse for wild and domestic ungulates, and seed reserves for small mammals.

'Lassen' antelope bitterbrush: A browse plant for game and livestock ranges

Publications Posted on: June 05, 2012
A unique selection of antelope bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata [Pursh] DC) recently became the first accession of this valuable western shrub species to be released for commercial seed collection and production.

Competitive effects of bluebunch wheatgrass, crested wheatgrass, and cheatgrass on antelope bitterbrush seedling emergence and survival

Publications Posted on: January 14, 2010
The competitive environment into which plant seedlings emerge often determines the survival and performance of these individuals.

Investigation into seed collection practices and shrub manipulations to improve sustainable seed yield in wildland stands of bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata)

Publications Posted on: November 26, 2007
The Great Basin is a series of unique ecosystems. Starting at the western edge of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in California it stretches east to the Wasatch Mountains of Utah. In the north it starts in central Oregon and Idaho and stretches south through out most of Nevada. In all the Great Basin is found in five states of the western U.S.

Contribution of actinorhizal shrubs to site fertility in a northern California mixed pine forest

Publications Posted on: July 06, 2007
Bitterbrush (Purshia tridentata) and mahala mat (Ceanothus prostratus) are common N-fixing shrubs in interior forests of the western United States, yet their contribution to ecosystem N pools is poorly characterized.