Plot is located about 1/4 mile up Ekaneetlah Creek from the confluence of Ekaneetlah Creek and Big Tommy Branch, in the first cove up the creek. The plot is aboutr 75 meters up in the cove from Ekaneetlah Creek. IT is in the very bottom of the cove and
Mid sized dead and down timber. High diversity in the canopy, no one dominating. Cove topography but relatively dry allowing for the mix of xeric and mesic species found associated in this cove. The cove vegetation here is similiar to relatively xeric -- Rhododendron and Betula to the south, Gaylussacia/Quercus up slope.