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Fire Ecology I

Rackham Figure 15: Grass invasion

Landscape dominated by giant grass (a) The giant west Mediterranean grass Ampelodesmus tenax.
Majorca, March 1969

(b) After a pine-Ampelodesmus fire. The grass is unharmed and is beginning to accumulate fuel for the next fire. Majorca, November 1994 Landscape dominated by giant grass, post-fire

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