... of 3 ft (lm). is the visual dominant (Parker and Savage, 1944) in this cover type where it may attain 7 to 50% canopy cover (Sims et al. ... Perennial forbs, usually not abundant, may include western ragweed (Ambrosia psilostachya), stickleaf ( Mentzelia sp.) ... Much of this cover type is in bands of sandy mantle 3 to 12 miles (4.8-18.2 km) wide parallel to major drainages ... Faster infiltration and less water loss to evaporation make sandy soils more efficient than finer textured soils inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Rangeland cover types of the United States|
|Author||:||Thomas N. Shiflet, Society for Range Management|