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Reaction to Stress

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Seven weeks (09-24-17) after the Cove Fire destroyed over 30,800 acres in Modoc County CA, Leonard and I were surprised to find fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium) and spreading dogbane (Apocynum androsaemifolium) blooming amid the ashes. At three weeks post fire (08-24-17 … Continue reading

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Resilience

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A lightning strike on 07-24-17 ignited a wildfire that eventually consumed 30,887 acres, a majority of which was in the Modoc National Forest northwest of Adin CA (Modoc County). Named the Cove Fire, this conflagration was finally contained on 08-16-17. … Continue reading

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Spreading Dogbane

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Spreading dogbane (Apocynum androsaemifolium) is a native perennial found growing to heights of 1/2 to 2 feet in well-drained sites throughout most of North America, Canada and Northeastern Mexico. The branched stems of spreading dogbane grow from rhizomes. When broken, … Continue reading

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