Table 4: Mean frequency (%) of forb 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 BC

Allionia incarnata 0.0 0.0118.00.3.008
SE0.0 0.0 5.20.3
Bahia absinthifolia 0.0 0.0112.70.7.027
SE0.0 0.0 4.80.4
Brassicaceae 8.2 4.1.564 0.00.01
SE6.5 1.3 0.00.0
Cryptantha albida 2.9 7.9.174 0.00.01
SE0.9 3.0 0.00.0
Euphorbia esula 0.0 0.0158.67.9 .001
SE0.0 0.0 9.54.3
Gutierrezia sarothrae 6.315.6.042 0.79.3 .001
SE2.3 3.6 0.41.9
Heliotropium greggii 0.0 0.0143.05.6.005
SE0.0 0.0 9.23.3
Solanum elaegnifolium 0.0 0.01 8.00.0.111
SE0.0 0.0 4.50.0

1Statistical analysis not attempted.