Environmental Management

, Volume 26, Issue 4, pp 427–435

The Effects of Irrigation on Revegetation of Semi-Arid Coastal Sage Scrub in Southern California

  • Pamela E.  Padgett
  • Sheila N.  Kee
  • Edith B.  Allen

DOI: 10.1007/s002670010100

Cite this article as:
Padgett, P., Kee, S. & Allen, E. Environmental Management (2000) 26: 427. doi:10.1007/s002670010100
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Artemisia californica,

represented nearly 100% of the species present at the end of two growing seasons. Irrigation may speed revegetation under some conditions, but was not very effective in establishing natural vegetation structure.

KEY WORDS: Vegetation restoration; Seedling survival; Species evenness 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pamela E.  Padgett
    • 1
  • Sheila N.  Kee
    • 1
  • Edith B.  Allen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, California 92521-0124, USA US

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