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Consumption of ponderosa pine seed by small mammals

by Lowell W. Adams

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Published by Northern Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Missoula, Mont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals,
  • Ponderosa pine,
  • Behavior,
  • Seedlings

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLowell Adams
    SeriesResearch note / Northern Rocky Mountain Forest & Range Experiment Station -- no. 80, Research note (Northern Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Missoula, Mont.)) -- no. 80.
    ContributionsNorthern Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Missoula, Mont.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 leaves ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26198436M
    OCLC/WorldCa262555506

    Response of small mammals to alternative stand structures in the mixed-conifer forest of northeastern California consumption by small mammals de- conditions in interior ponderosa pine. Fire-seasoned snags of ponderosa pine may persist for many years to provide habitat for small mammals and for woodpeckers and other cavity-nesting birds. In stands of large, second-growth pines, where fire is not common, large snags quickly fall and rot, providing habitat for small mammals and various invertebrates. In its genus, ponderosa pine.

    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. Scientific Name: Pinus ponderosa. Hardiness Zones: 3 to 6 Height: 80 ft Spread: 25 ft Form: pyramidal Type: narrow-leaved evergreen tree Annual Growth Rate: 12 to 18 inches. Click here to learn how to improve the soil. Comments Ponderosa Pine is not the best choice for a landscape tree.

    Pinus ponderosa, ponderosa pine. Range. Western North America. British Columbia to Mexico, east to South Dakota and Texas. Climate, elevation. Sea level - meters. Average annual temperature: C. Average July/ August temperature: C. Annual extremes: 40 to 43 C. Average annual precipitation in dryer parts of range: mm, much as snow. Response of Small Mammal Populations to Fuel Treatment and Precipitation in a Ponderosa Pine Forest, New Mexico Article (PDF Available) in Restoration Ecology 18(s2) - November


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Consumption of ponderosa pine seed by small mammals by Lowell W. Adams Download PDF EPUB FB2

Consumption of ponderosa pine seed by small mammals / Related Titles. Series: Research note (Northern Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Missoula, Mont.)) ; no.

Adams, Lowell W. Northern Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Missoula, Mont.) Type. Book. This study showed that certain small mammals, especially the white-footed mice and chipmunks, consume substantial numbers of Ponderosa Pine seeds and apparently prefer them to seeds of other species.

(Cf. For. Abstr. 12 (No. KEYWORDS: Platypodidae \ Scolytidae \ bark beetles \ Chipmunk damage \ Galls, plant \ Mice damage \ seeds \ Pinus ponderosa \ seeds \ eaten \ rodentsCited by: 4.

Fromyou can buy Pinus ponderosa: Ponderosa Pine Seeds online in the USA at best prices, day returns and free shipping over $ Ponderosa Pine Pinus ponderosa. The Ponderosa pine is a large, straight trunked tree with a wide, open, irregularly cylindrical crown. The narrow to broad pyramidal crown on young trees flattens out on old trees with lower branch loss.

The bark on the young trees is blackish or dark red-brown and furrowed, and on mature trees yellow brown to. Ponderosa pine is a species of lean and erect coniferous trees distributed in the western US and Canada.

It is one of the most abundant conifer species in America and is valued for its rugged-looking and resilient timber as well as for recreational use.

Cones: Orange or yellow male cones, occur in small clusters at the tips of branches; oval. ponderosa pine needles for nesting material. Mice, porcupines, and other rodents use the bark for nesting material. The trees are also important to various birds for cover, roosting and nesting sites.

Wood production: Ponderosa pine is one of the most important timber species in the western United States. The annual production of ponderosa pine isFile Size: 96KB.

The species Pinus ponderosa is currently the most abundant pine today and adapts well to small forest fires, as do many taxa under the genus Pinus. In the past, frequent low intensity forest burns allowed seedlings to survive while doing minimal damage to the fire resistant bark of adult trees.

Ponderosa Pine The Pine Family–Pinaceae Pinus ponderosa C. Lawson (PIE-nus pon-der-OH-suh) Names: Our 3-needled pine is the Ponderosa Pine, sometimes called the Western Yellow Pine.

For most of us who grew up in the 60’s and 70’s the word “Ponderosa” elicits memories of Hoss and Little Joe Cartwright, characters in the TV show Bonanza. The [ ]. Ponderosa pine ecosystems—Graham and Jain dominated by ponderosa pine, these or similar stages may develop in less than years but in other systems, such as Pacific coastal Douglas-fir (Psuedotsuga menziesii (Mirbel) Franco var.

menziesii), it may take in excess of 1, years for the full compliment of structural stages inherent to the system to develop (Franklin andCited by: Botanical Two varieties exist for Ponderosa Pine: Pinus ponderosa var. arizonica, native to the southwest Pinus ponderosa var.

scopulorum, found east of the Continental Divide Ponderosa pines are towering trees, regularly hitting the record books and recently taking the title of tallest pine in the world at a staggering feet tall.

Ponderosa pine is considered one the most fire resistant conifers in the west, and fire resistance increases as the tree matures (Miller ). Ponderosa pine is well suited to survive low-intensity surface fires primarily due to its bark characteristics.

Ponderosa pine develops a protective outer corky bark ( cm) early in life whenCited by: Ponderosa Pine. Pinus ponderosa, or Ponderosa pine, or Western yellow pine, is native west of the western fringes of the Great is the toughest pine introduced to Kansas with the greatest drought and alkaline tolerance.

Although it may exceed feet in height in its native range, Ponderosa pine reaches a height of 40 to 50 feet and a spread of 20 to 25 feet in Kansas.

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.: 4 Pinus ponderosa grows in various erect forms from British Columbia southward and eastward through Class: Pinopsida.

Douglas-fir and ponderosa pine provide winter cover for ungu-lates and abundant seeds and insects for a variety of birds (the Mountain Chickadee for example) and small mammals such as the little brown myotis, California myotis, red squirrel, northwestern chip-munk, and longtailed vole.

Shrub-steppes provide winter and spring grass forage for File Size: 1MB. Ponderosa Pine (PPN) Ponderosa Pine, Jeffrey Pine, Douglas Fir Vegetation Structure-- Tree spacing in ponderosa pine stands varies from open patchy to extremely close. On high quality sites, virgin stands may be m ( ft) high, with diameters from m ( ft) (Harlow and Harrar ).

Ponderosa Pine is usually milled and shipped as a single species and can be specified and bought as such. However, it is sometimes mixed with other species of similar design char-acteristics, such as Ponderosa Pine – Sugar Pine, or Ponderosa Pine – Lodgepole Pine. It is also marketed under the name “White Woods,” which can include a mix File Size: 1MB.

One of the most popular Pine trees, the Ponderosa Pine provides more timber than any other American Pine Tree. The Ponderosa Pine can reach heights of 60 to feet. A medium to fast growing tree, averaging heights of 75 feet in 40 to 50 years. Soil Type: Prefers a deep, moist, well-drained loam, sunny, open exposure; intolerant of shade.5/5(1).

Research Article Small Mammal Responses to Thinning and Wildfire in Ponderosa Pine–Dominated Forests of the Southwestern United States SARAH J. CONVERSE,1,2 Department of Fishery and Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, COUSA GARY C. WHITE, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, COUSA.

Ponderosa Pine Low temperature inhibits Ponderosa growth, so it is generally not found in the higher forests. In southern and central Colorado Ponderosa pine grows on a few warm sites up to 10, feet in elevation. There is a grove at feet beside Twin Lakes, Size: KB.

One of the most popular Pine trees, the Ponderosa Pine provides more timber than any other American Pine Tree. The Ponderosa Pine can reach heights of 60 to feet. A medium to fast growing tree, averaging heights of 75 feet in 40 to 50 years. Soil Type: Prefers a deep, moist, well-drained loam, sunny, open exposure; intolerant of shade.

Pinaceae – Pine family Genus: Pinus L. – pine Species: Pinus ponderosa Lawson & C. Lawson – ponderosa pine Variety: Pinus ponderosa Lawson & C. Lawson var. brachyptera (Engelm.) Lemmon – .Ponderosa pine trunks grow to 4’ in diameter.

Trees may live to years. Dark yellow-green needles (” long) in bundles of three (infrequently bundles of two) are concentrated in tufts at the branch ends. Oval cones (” long) grow upright, but turn upside down at muturity to release seed. Bark on young trees is dark brown to black.Ponderosa pine first year (left) and second year (right) seed cones.

Establishment. Ponderosa pine establishes well given proper site conditions and preparation. Control of rhizomatous grasses and forbs 1 to 2 years prior to planting is highly recommended, as is the use ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa, native plant, conservation species.