Infiltration studies on ponderosa pine ranges of Colorado
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Published by Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Fort Collins, Colo .
Written in English


  • Soil moisture,
  • Plant-water relationships,
  • Ponderosa pine

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Statementby E.J. Dortignac and L.D. Love
SeriesStation paper / Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station -- no. 59, Station paper (Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)) -- no. 59.
ContributionsLove, L. Dudley (Lawrence Dudley), 1909-, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)
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Pagination34 p. :
Number of Pages34
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Open LibraryOL25594067M

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In the Colorado Front Range, ponderosa pine grows from the border of the prairie and the foothills, up to around ft ( m) elevation, depending on topogra-phy. It may be found up to 10, ft ( m) on warm south-facing slopes. It is. Pinus ponderosa, commonly known as the ponderosa pine, bull pine, blackjack pine, western yellow-pine, or filipinus pine is a very large pine tree species of variable habitat native to mountainous regions of western North is the most widely distributed pine species in North America.: 4Clade: Tracheophytes. The Rocky Mountain ponderosa pine forest is a forest plant community at an elevation of 2,–2, metres (6,–8, ft) in the Rocky Mountains, in the U.S. state of is an important temperate coniferous forest ecoregion, including some endemic wildlife and grass species that are only found in this ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) habitat. Infiltration At Manitou Experimental Forest and elsewhere in the Colorado Front Range it was found that on grazed areas in-filtration varied with cover type. For example, in the acre grazed range pastures on alluvial soils, grassland had the lowest infiltration rate and pine litter the highest, with pine-grass inter-mediate (Fig. 2).

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pinus ponderosa FAMILY: Pinaceae This tree in Colorado Pondersoa pine is native to is found throughout the state in the Mountain and Plateau areas. Its distribution is principally down the Front Range from the Wyoming line to Trinidad, east to Mesa Verde, and north to the Uncomphagre plateau.   A third pine in the row is beginning to turn brown. Whereas the other two turned from the top down, I see a brown branch about a third of the way down this tree. My attention was drawn to it by a woodpecker working busily on the 1/4" branch whose needles are all brown. Infiltration studies on ponderosa pine ranges of Colorado. USDA For. Serv., Rocky Mountain Fonxt and Range Exp. Station Paper No. Dyck, G.W., and R.E. Rement. Herbage growth rate, forage intake, and forage quality in on heavily lightly grazed blue grama pas- tures. U.S. International Biological Program Grasslands Biome, Tech. Pinus ponderosa variety scopulorum (Ponderosa Pine) Pinaceae (Pine Family) Foothills/montane. Woodlands. Spring. Dolores River, March 5, Ponderosa Pine is a majestic tree and often appears even more majestic because it commonly towers over low-growing Pinyon Pine, Juniper, and Gambel’s Oak.

The largest Ponderosa pine grows in Oregon. It was feet high and about 8 feet in diameter when measured. Ponderosa pine generally lives to years or more if conditions permit; the oldest trees are around years old, but it rarely exceed years. The oldest living Ponderosa in Colorado is years old; the oldest knownFile Size: KB. studies in other regions suggest fire regimes for some ponderosa pine dominated forests were characterized by a wider range of fire frequency and severity (Brown et al., ; Baker et al., , Sherriff and Veblen,File Size: 2MB. Ponderosa Pine is generally recognized as the most versatile wood found in abundance in North America. Its uses range throughout every phase of light construction. It is extremely valuable to general industry and it is widely used in woodworking for fabricating into architectural woodwork, furniture and specialty products. Historical and current landscape-scale ponderosa pine and mixed conifer forest structure in the Southern Sierra Nevada SCOTT L. STEPHENS, 1, JAMIE M. LYDERSEN,2 BRANDON M. COLLINS,2,3 DANNY L. FRY,1 AND MARC D. MEYER 4 1Ecosystem Sciences Division, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, Mulford Hall, University .