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- Medica, Philip A., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- American journal of botany 2015 v.102 no.1 pp. 85-91
- Lepus californicus; Yucca brevifolia; climate; climate change; demography; drought; hares; herbivores; longevity; perennials; rain; seedlings; summer; survival rate; trees; urbanization; wildfires; Nevada
- ... • Premise of study: Accurate demographic information about long-lived plant species is important for understanding responses to large-scale disturbances, including climate change. It is challenging to obtain these data from desert perennial plants because seedling establishment is exceptionally rare, and estimates of survival are lacking for their vulnerable early stages. Desert wildfires, urbaniz ...