Fire Line, Sage Line (image) Ecological Society of America Share Print E-Mail Caption A sea of non-native crested wheatgrass (left) fills the path of the Poison Creek fire, which burned on the remote Owyhee High Plateau, tucked into the southwest corner of Idaho, in 1996. Nearly two decades later, in 2011, an abrupt transition to healthy sagebrush still marks the edge of the fire. The Jarbidge Mountains sit on the horizon. Credit Robert Arkle Usage Restrictions include photo credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.