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Q.  What is potential vegetation (PV) and what time periods do the potential vegetation layers represent?

PV is the vegetation capable of existing given the biophysical characteristics of a site. PV integrates current regional climate and physical site characteristics.

LANDFIRE characterizes PV in two ways:



 

 
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