Bristlecone forest in the...

Bristlecone forest in the Devils Armchair. Bristlecone forests as a rule seem to include vast amounts of deadfall. Is this because decomposition around treeline occurs at such a lesser rate? Photo taken by Erin Burr on May 16, 2004.


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DharmaBum1984 - May 5, 2005 4:59 am - Hasn't voted

Yes and no

This is the site of a wildfire decades ago. If you look at the trees closely, there is evidence of the fire and years of wind scouring.


RyanS - May 5, 2005 3:03 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Yes and no

Thanks, didn't notice that!

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