Leaf weight-per-unit area of Larrea tridentata from creosote zone on LTER-I Control and Treatment transects was calculated. Litter used was collected from 4 litter baskets placed under each of 10 bushes on Control Transect and also the Treatment transect. Litter was from month of October litterfall.
Thirty whole leaves were picked from each bush, dry weight obtained, soaked in H20 to soften, flattened, and run through area meter.
Data file information for the following Jornada data set: Transect Larrea Leaf Area