Table 3: Fuel load (Mg ha−1) for typical pine fuelbeds in the southeastern United States.

Fuelbed strataFuelbed
Slash pine plantation (FCCS 156)Longleaf and slash pine forest with prescribed burning (FCCS 191)Longleaf and slash pine forest with fire exclusion (FCCS 182)

Canopy7.176.511.21
Shrubs4.2610.9817.71
Nonwoody0.220.450.45
Woody13.454.042.91
Litter6.56.7311.66
Ground21.079.4281.6