Effects of Wildfire on a Sonoran Desert Plant Community
Fires occur frequently in desert grassland at the eastern margin of the Sonoran Desert, but fires in the desert proper are reported to be very infrequent and of low intensity.
McLaughlin, S.P., and J.E. Bowers. 1982. Effects of wildfire on a Sonoran Desert plant community. Ecology 63(1):246-248.