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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Tall Forb Type, Srm 409

Authors
item Murray, R - ARS RETIRED
item Mayland, Henry

Submitted to: Society of Range Management
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: December 31, 1994
Publication Date: N/A

Interpretive Summary: This is a description of the tall forb vegetation type. The type is found along the central and northern Rocky Mountains. It consists of beautiful flowering plants growing in parklike settings.

Technical Abstract: This paper provides a detailed listing of mesic plant species associated with the tall forb type. This type consists of tall luxuriant flowering plants. The type occurs at 6300 to 9900 feet elevation from the southern Wasatch range in Utah northward into Montana. It is found on all aspects and slope gradients where soils are deep and soil moisture is adequate for season-long growth.

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