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Table 2 Scientific names and authority, common names, species codes, ecological zones, and number of unburned, burned, and total plots for woody species in Yosemite National Park, California, USA (1991 to 2017). The numbers of plots of each species that were analyzed are indicated in bold type. Nomenclature is from Jepson Flora Project (2019) and USDA, NRCS (2019)

From: The distribution of woody species in relation to climate and fire in Yosemite National Park, California, USA

Scientific name and authority

Common name

Species code

Ecological zone

Unburned plots

Burned plots

Total plots

Conifers

Abies concolor ([Gordon & Glend.] Lindl. ex Hildebr.)

white fir

ABCO

Lower montane

116

50

166

Abies magnifica (A. Murray bis)

California red fir

ABMA

Upper montane

59

15

74

Calocedrus decurrens ([Torr.] Florin)

incense-cedar

CADE27

Lower montane

116

48

164

Juniperus grandis (R.P. Adams)

Sierra juniper

JUGR

Upper montane

25

0

25

Pinus albicaulis (Engelm.)

whitebark pine

PIAL

Subalpine

35

0

35

Pinus contorta (Loudon)

lodgepole pine

PICOM4

Subalpine

120

8

128

Pinus jeffreyi (Grev. & Balf.)

Jeffrey pine

PIJE

Upper montane

49

15

64

Pinus lambertiana (Douglas)

sugar pine

PILA

Lower montane

82

47

129

Pinus monticola (Douglas ex D. Don)

western white pine

PIMO3

Upper montane

36

0

36

Pinus ponderosa (Douglas ex Lawson & C. Lawson)

ponderosa pine

PIPO

Lower montane

81

42

123

Pinus sabiniana (D. Don)

foothill pine

PISA2

Foothill

8

2

10

Sequoiadendron giganteum ([Lindl.] J. Buchholz)

giant sequoia

SEGI2

Lower montane

8

7

15

Pseudotsuga menziesii ([Mirb.] Franco)

Douglas-fir

PSME

Lower montane

18

3

21

Tsuga mertensiana ([Bong.] Carrière)

mountain hemlock

TSME

Subalpine

23

1

24

Hardwoods

Acer macrophyllum (Pursh)

big-leaf maple

ACMA3

Lower montane

4

0

4

Aesculus californica ([Spach] Nutt.)

California buckeye

AECA

Foothill

4

0

4

Alnus rhombifolia (Nutt.)

white alder

ALRH2

Lower montane

10

2

12

Cercis occidentalis (Torr. ex A. Gray)

western redbud

CEOC3

Foothill

5

0

5

Cornus nuttallii (Audubon)

mountain dogwood

CONU4

Lower montane

18

13

31

Populus tremuloides (Michx.)

quaking aspen

POTR5

Upper montane

9

2

11

Populus trichocarpa (Hook.)

black cottonwood

POTR15

Lower montane

1

1

2

Quercus douglasii (Hook. & Arn.)

blue oak

QUDO

Foothill

1

1

2

Quercus chrysolepis (Liebm.)

canyon live oak

QUCH2

Lower montane

46

17

63

Quercus kelloggii (Newb.)

California black oak

QUKE

Lower montane

74

37

111

Quercus lobata (Née)

valley oak

QULO

Foothill

2

0

2

Quercus wislizeni (A. DC.)

interior live oak

QUWI

Foothill

10

2

12

Umbellularia californica ([Hook. & Arn.] Nutt.)

California laurel

UMCA

Lower montane

14

0

14

Shrubs

Arctostaphylos nevadensis (A. Gray)

pine-mat manzanita

ARNE

Upper montane

8

0

8

Arctostaphylos patula (Greene)

greenleaf manzanita

ARPA6

Lower montane

48

27

75

Arctostaphylos viscida (Parry)

whiteleaf manzanita

ARVI4

Lower montane

32

16

48

Artemisia rothrockii (A. Gray)

Rothrock sagebrush

ARRO4

Subalpine

5

0

5

Artemisia tridentata (Nutt.)

big sagebrush

ARTR2

Subalpine

7

0

7

Ceanothus cordulatus (Kellogg)

mountain whitethorn

CECO

Upper montane

35

33

68

Ceanothus cuneatus ([Hook.] Nutt.)

buckbrush

CECU

Foothill

5

2

7

Ceanothus integerrimus (Hook. & Arn.)

deer brush

CEIN3

Lower montane

20

27

47

Cercocarpus betuloides (Nutt.)

birch-leaf mountain-mahogany

CEBEB6

Foothill

5

0

5

Chamaebatia foliolosa (Benth.)

mountain misery

CHFO

Lower montane

33

23

56

Chrysolepis sempervirens ([Kellogg] Hjelmq.)

bush chinquapin

CHSE11

Upper montane

36

9

45

Holodiscus discolor ([Pursh] Maxim.)

oceanspray

HODI

Upper montane

13

0

13

Prunus emarginata ([Douglas] Eaton)

bitter cherry

PREM

Lower montane

20

7

27

Quercus vacciniifolia (Kellogg)

huckleberry oak

QUVA

Upper montane

17

1

18

Salix scouleriana (Hook.)

Scouler’s willow

SASC

Lower montane

3

10

13

Salix orestera (C.K. Schneid.)

gray-leafed Sierra willow

SAOR

Subalpine

5

0

5