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“There’s no understory vegetation left, let alone any leaf litter suspended in it, so that species is really hanging in the balance,” says Marsh.
Trees were small in this part of the woods, with a well developed understory thicket of coralberry and sumac.
An almost continuous canopy of foliage has developed, shading the understory and thinning it by killing shrubs and saplings.
Purshia tridentata (bitterbrush) is the understory codominant.
Vegetation was pinyon-juniper woodland with an understory of mixed shrubs.
A relatively pure understory of Poa fendleriana (muttongrass), is typical of such woodland on the middle parts of the mesas.
The codominant shrubs in the understory of this zone are Amelanchier utahensis, Artemisia nova and Purshia tridentata.
One shows associations of dominant overstory and understory plants.
The highest population densities were in pinyon-juniper woodland having an understory of mixed shrubs.
Juniper-pinyon woodland having a Purshia tridentata understory also supports only a few mice.

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