VegBank Data Dictionary

Table (DB Name)observation
Field Field Cover
DB Field Name fieldCover
Req'd? no
Data Type Float
Misc Flag n/a
List? no
Definition Total cover of the field layer in percent. Also referred to as Herb stratum. Includes herbs (plants without woody stems and often dying back annually), often in association with low creeping semi-shrubs, dwarf-shrubs, vines, and non-woody brambles (such as raspberries), as well as tree or shrub seedlings.