Abstract - Ages of Ponderosa Pine in Relation to Presumed Fire History in Wind Cave National Park

Fritz, Randall J. 1982. Ages of Ponderosa Pine in Relation to Presumed Fire History in Wind Cave National Park. 5 p.

Abstract

I cored several ponderosa pine trees in Wind Cave National Park to investigate the hypothesis that older individuals grow primarily in areas which have been relatively protected from wild fires. Such areas include rocky ridgetops and moist ravines.

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