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  • n. Plural form of shrubland.

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Examples

  • The southwest has more non-forest but still fire-prone lands such as shrublands, as well as more land under other tenure, such as Indian reservations.

    If a tree burns in the woods and there’s nobody to hear it …

  • Several diverse ecosystems found in the Rocky Mountains thrive at the Craig Ranch, from the valley's riparian habitat of Woody Creek, to acorn and berry-laden mountain shrublands eventually bordering spruce-fir forests at almost 10,000 feet.

    Historic Woody Creek Estate Listed For $43 Million (PHOTOS)

  • Her dissertation research, with funding support from NASA, NSF and Phi Beta Kappa, examined the impacts of fire and vegetation recovery on streamflow dynamics in California shrublands using a combination of remote sensing and distributed hydrological modeling.

    Contributor: Christine E. McMichael

  • This section of the highway cuts through the island's rough interior, offering travelers views of stark rocky mountains, shady eucalyptus groves around gurgling streams, and the omnipresent tan-and-green-dappled shrublands Italians refer to as Mediterranean macchia.

    Enjoy the Ride

  • Perforating this ecoregion are large areas of campinarana, a patchwork of broad-leaved meadows with dwarf shrubs, and isolated shrublands, both growing on bleached white-sand soils and subject to shallow and intermittent flooding.

    Japurá-Solimoes-Negro moist forests

  • The western delineation follows the Rio Pindaré from the cerrado shrublands to the São Marcos bay.

    Maranhão Babaçu forests

  • Self-patterning of vegetation has been identified in dryland ecosystems worldwide, such as the “tiger striped” savanna of the African Sahel and the banded shrublands of Australia.

    hughstimson.org » Blog Archive » Vegetation Self-Patterning Presentation

  • The predominant natural plant communities include California sagebrush series, Mixed chaparral shrublands, Coast live oak series, and Coast prickly-pear series.

    Southern Channel Islands (Bailey)

  • The sagebrush shrublands contain many species of birds, ranging from burrowing owls to such specialized species as sage sparrow and sage thrasher, both found in no other type of habitat.

    Nevada-Utah Mountains Semidesert - Coniferous Forest - Alpine Meadow Province (Bailey)

  • Predominant potential natural communities include the California sagebrush - California buckwheat series, Mixed chaparral shrublands, Coast live oak series, Chamise series, Valley oak series and mixed sage series.

    Southern California Coast (Bailey)

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