Table 3: Mean frequency (%) of grass species prior to burning, May 1995 (PRE), and one year post burn, July 1996 (POST96), on burned (B) and control (C) sites on Fort Bliss Military Reservation, Otero County, New Mexico.

SpeciesPREPOST96
BC CB

Aristida spp. 1.6 2.6.52516.8 1.3.124
SE 1.0 1.3 8.8 1.0
Bouteloua barbata 0.0 0.0117.6 6.6.121
SE 0.0 0.0 6.7 4.4
Bouteloua eriopoda 8.0 2.3.36111.6 3.6.073
SE 5.4 1.7 6.6 3.3
Muhlenbergia arenacea 5.3 3.6.64720.0 1.3.002
SE 2.8 1.8 4.9 0.7
Muhlenbergia porteri 56.068.7.22716.770.0 .001
SE 6.5 5.2 3.1 5.6
Scleropogon brevifolius 2 35.623.0.20736.621.7.141
SE10.8 9.8 8.3 7.3
Sporobolus flexuosus 24.031.0.204 8.031.9 .001
SE 5.0 5.7 2.7 5.1

1Statistical analysis not attempted.
2Data square-root transformed. Raw means presented.