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Fig. 5 | Fire Ecology

Fig. 5

From: Does burn severity affect plant community diversity and composition in mixed conifer forests of the United States Intermountain West one decade post fire?

Fig. 5

Percent understory canopy cover by species traits and burn severity class for sites in Montana, Idaho, and Washington, USA, that burned in July and August between 2003 and 2007. In each graph, the bars represent, from left to right, unburned (U), low- (L), moderate- (M), and high- (H) severity burn sites. Canopy cover of species with a combination of life form, lifecycle, and origin are shown for Montana (a), Idaho (b), and Washington (c). The cover of species with different fire adaptive traits are shown for Montana (d), Idaho (e), and Washington (f); and cover of species in shade tolerance classes are shown for Montana (g), Idaho (h), and Washington (i). P-values for ANOVA tests for differences by burn severity class are listed. Letters (A, B, C) indicate statistically significant difference (P < 0.05) between burn severity classes

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