ALN logo; link to Arid Lands Newsletter Home page No. 54, November/December 2003
Fire Ecology I

Rackham Figs. 6 and 7: Effects of fire

Yellow asphodel flowering abundantly after fire

Figure 6:
Yellow asphodel (Asphodeline lutea), which flowers in prodigious abundance for a few years after a fire. Vouvás, west Crete, April 1991.

More abundant flowering plants after fire

Figure 7:
Abundance of flowering plants one year (left) and two years (right) after fires. Kythera, Greece, May 2001.

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