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Plant communities of Santa Rosa Island, Channel Islands National Park

January 1, 1990

A survey of the plant communities on Santa Rosa Island, Channel Islands National Park, was conducted from January through July 1988.  Vegetation data were collected at 296 sites using a releve technique.  The plant communities described include: grassland, coastal marsh, caliche scrub, coastal sage scrub, lupine scrub, baccharis scrub, coastal bluff scrub, coastal dune scrub, mixed chaparral, mixed woodland, torrey pine woodland, closed-cone pine woodland, island oak woodland, riparian woodland, and riparian herbaceous vegetation. The areal extent of each community was mapper on USGS 7.5' topographic maps, and digitized for GIS manipulation.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1990
Title Plant communities of Santa Rosa Island, Channel Islands National Park
Authors Ronilee A. Clark, William L. Halvorson, Andell A. Sawdo, Karen C. Danielsen
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype Federal Government Series
Series Title Technical Report
Series Number 42
Index ID 2002235
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Western Ecological Research Center