Fire Effects Information System (FEIS)
Syntheses about fire ecology and fire regimes in the United States


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    Syntheses for the SW
  • Fire regimes of Sonoran
    desert scrub communities

  • Yellow paloverde
  • Desert-willow
  • Arizona sycamore
  • Arizona walnut
  • Saguaro

  • Invasive Species
  • Sahara mustard
  • Ventenata
  • Buffelgrass
  • Spotted knapweed
  • Yellow starthistle
  • Diffuse knapweed
  • Himalayan blackberry
  • Cutleaf blackberry

  • Other New Syntheses
    Fire regimes of ponderosa pine ecosystems in two ecoregions of New Mexico
    Chuck-will's-widow Species Review
    eastern whip-poor-will Species Review
    Port Orford-cedar Species Review
    California flannelbush and Pine Hill flannelbush Species Reviews





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    Species Reviews include information about plant and animal species' biology, habitats, regeneration or reproductive processes, relationships with fire, and management considerations.

    Fire Regime publications include information about how often and how severely fires burned in specific ecosystems.

    Fire Studies are summaries of one or more fire research publications.

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    Last modified: 2023 November 14