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THRO.87
» Citation URL: http://vegbank.org/cite/VB.Ob.3825.THRO87
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Plot ID Fields: 
Author Plot Code ? THRO.87
Author Observation Code ? THRO.87
Location Fields: MAP: Google | Yahoo | TopoZone | MapQuest
Confidentiality Status ? exact location
Latitude ? 47.592387844 º
Longitude ? -103.297534961 º
Author Location ? THRO -- North Unit
Location Narrative ? 300 meters north of the Scenic Drive Road across from the entracnce to the bison corral service road.
State or Province ? North Dakota
Country ? United States
Named Places
region|state|province: North Dakota
quadrangle: Long X Divide
area|country|territory: United States
Layout Fields: 
Shape ? Square
Area ? 100
Permanence ? not permanent
Environment Fields: 
Elevation ? 647 m
Slope Aspect ? 90 º
Slope Gradient ? 20.5 º
Topographic Position ? Midslope
Landform ? knoll
Landscape Narrative ? (none) -- (none)
Representativeness ? Representative of the sparse shrub community with a grass understory. This community is commonly fo
Soil Drainage ? well drained
Soil Depth ? 0 m
Percent Bedrock ? 0 %
Percent Rock / Gravel ? 5 %
Percent Wood ? 5 %
Percent Litter ? 5 %
Percent Bare Soil ? 10 %
Percent Water ? 0 %
Percent Other ? 0 %
Methods Fields: 
Observation Start Date ? 21-Jul-1997
Observation End Date ? 21-Jul-1997
Project ? Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Cover Method ? NPS CoverMethod
Stratum Method ? National Park Service
Stem Size Limit ? 10 cm
Taxon Observation Area ? 100
Cover Dispersion ? contiguous
Overall Taxon Cover Values are Automatically Calculated? ? yes
Stem Sample Method ? full census
Plot Quality Fields: 
Effort Level ? Thorough
Floristic Quality ? High but incomplete
Bryophyte Quality ? Very incomplete
Lichen Quality ? Very incomplete
Overall Plot Vegetation Fields: 
--no data--
Misc Fields: 
Observation Narrative ? (none)
Taxa occurring on this plot-observation
Change plant label:
Change Strata Shown:
ord Author Plant Name ?Original Interpretation, full Scientific Name ?Original Interpretation, Scientific Name without authors ?Original Interpretation, Common Name ?Original Interpretation, USDA Code ?Current Interpretation, full Scientific Name ?Current Interpretation, Scientific Name without authors ?Current Interpretation, Common Name ?Current Interpretation, USDA Code ? Stratum ?Cover ?Original Cover Code ?Basal Area ?Biomass ?Inference Area ? Stems: Stem Diameters (graphically):
1 Juniperus scopulorum Sarg. Juniperus scopulorum Sarg. Juniperus scopulorum Rocky Mountain juniper Juniperus scopulorum Sarg. **   Juniperus scopulorum Sarg. Juniperus scopulorum Rocky Mountain juniper Juniperus scopulorum Sarg. **   Short Shrub         -1 -none-
2 Chrysothamnus nauseosus (Pallas ex Pursh) Britt. Chrysothamnus nauseosus (Pallas ex Pursh) Britt. Chrysothamnus nauseosus Chrysothamnus nauseosus (Pallas ex Pursh) Britt. **   Chrysothamnus nauseosus (Pallas ex Pursh) Britt. **   Chrysothamnus nauseosus (Pallas ex Pursh) Britt. Chrysothamnus nauseosus Chrysothamnus nauseosus (Pallas ex Pursh) Britt. **   Chrysothamnus nauseosus (Pallas ex Pursh) Britt. **   Short Shrub         -1 -none-
3 Artemisia tridentata Nutt. Artemisia tridentata Nutt. Artemisia tridentata big sagebrush Artemisia tridentata Nutt. **   Artemisia tridentata Nutt. Artemisia tridentata big sagebrush Artemisia tridentata Nutt. **   Short Shrub
15 %
03       -none-
4 Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr. Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr. Sarcobatus vermiculatus greasewood Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr. **   Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr. Sarcobatus vermiculatus greasewood Sarcobatus vermiculatus (Hook.) Torr. **   Short Shrub
2.5 %
02       -none-
5 Atriplex canescens (Pursh) Nutt. Atriplex canescens (Pursh) Nutt. Atriplex canescens fourwing saltbush Atriplex canescens (Pursh) Nutt. **   Atriplex canescens (Pursh) Nutt. Atriplex canescens fourwing saltbush Atriplex canescens (Pursh) Nutt. **   Short Shrub
0.5 %
01       -none-
6 Pascopyrum smithii (Rydb.) A. Löve Pascopyrum smithii (Rydb.) A. Löve Pascopyrum smithii western wheatgrass Pascopyrum smithii (Rydb.) A. Löve **   Pascopyrum smithii (Rydb.) A. Löve Pascopyrum smithii western wheatgrass Pascopyrum smithii (Rydb.) A. Löve **   Herbaceous
15 %
03       -none-
7 Muhlenbergia cuspidata (Torr. ex Hook.) Rydb. Muhlenbergia cuspidata (Torr. ex Hook.) Rydb. Muhlenbergia cuspidata plains muhly Muhlenbergia cuspidata (Torr. ex Hook.) Rydb. **   Muhlenbergia cuspidata (Torr. ex Hook.) Rydb. Muhlenbergia cuspidata plains muhly Muhlenbergia cuspidata (Torr. ex Hook.) Rydb. **   Herbaceous
15 %
03       -none-
8 Nassella viridula (Trin.) Barkworth Nassella viridula (Trin.) Barkworth Nassella viridula green needlegrass Nassella viridula (Trin.) Barkworth **   Nassella viridula (Trin.) Barkworth Nassella viridula green needlegrass Nassella viridula (Trin.) Barkworth **   Herbaceous
15 %
03       -none-
9 Artemisia frigida Willd. Artemisia frigida Willd. Artemisia frigida prairie sagewort Artemisia frigida Willd. **   Artemisia frigida Willd. Artemisia frigida prairie sagewort Artemisia frigida Willd. **   Herbaceous
2.5 %
02       -none-
10 Krascheninnikovia lanata (Pursh) A.D.J. Meeuse & Smit Krascheninnikovia lanata (Pursh) A.D.J. Meeuse & Smit Krascheninnikovia lanata winterfat Krascheninnikovia lanata (Pursh) A.D.J. Meeuse & Smit **   Krascheninnikovia lanata (Pursh) A.D.J. Meeuse & Smit Krascheninnikovia lanata winterfat Krascheninnikovia lanata (Pursh) A.D.J. Meeuse & Smit **   Herbaceous
2.5 %
02       -none-
11 Gutierrezia sarothrae (Pursh) Britt. & Rusby Gutierrezia sarothrae (Pursh) Britt. & Rusby Gutierrezia sarothrae broom snakeweed Gutierrezia sarothrae (Pursh) Britt. & Rusby **   Gutierrezia sarothrae (Pursh) Britt. & Rusby Gutierrezia sarothrae broom snakeweed Gutierrezia sarothrae (Pursh) Britt. & Rusby **   Herbaceous
2.5 %
02       -none-
12 Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. Stipa comata Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. **   Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. **   Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. Stipa comata Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. **   Stipa comata Trin. & Rupr. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
13 Opuntia polyacantha Haw. Opuntia polyacantha Haw. Opuntia polyacantha plains pricklypear Opuntia polyacantha Haw. **   Opuntia polyacantha Haw. Opuntia polyacantha plains pricklypear Opuntia polyacantha Haw. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
14 Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd. Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd. Vicia americana American vetch Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd. **   Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd. Vicia americana American vetch Vicia americana Muhl. ex Willd. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
15 Sphaeralcea coccinea (Nutt.) Rydb. Sphaeralcea coccinea (Nutt.) Rydb. Sphaeralcea coccinea scarlet globemallow Sphaeralcea coccinea (Nutt.) Rydb. **   Sphaeralcea coccinea (Nutt.) Rydb. Sphaeralcea coccinea scarlet globemallow Sphaeralcea coccinea (Nutt.) Rydb. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
16 Bouteloua gracilis (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths Bouteloua gracilis (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths Bouteloua gracilis blue grama Bouteloua gracilis (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths **   Bouteloua gracilis (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths Bouteloua gracilis blue grama Bouteloua gracilis (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
17 Allium textile A. Nels. & J.F. Macbr. Allium textile A. Nels. & J.F. Macbr. Allium textile textile onion Allium textile A. Nels. & J.F. Macbr. **   Allium textile A. Nels. & J.F. Macbr. Allium textile textile onion Allium textile A. Nels. & J.F. Macbr. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
18 Grindelia squarrosa (Pursh) Dunal Grindelia squarrosa (Pursh) Dunal Grindelia squarrosa curlycup gumweed Grindelia squarrosa (Pursh) Dunal **   Grindelia squarrosa (Pursh) Dunal Grindelia squarrosa curlycup gumweed Grindelia squarrosa (Pursh) Dunal **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
19 Lichen Lichen Lichen **   Lichen **   2LICHN Lichen Lichen **   Lichen **   2LICHN Nonvascular
0.5 %
01       -none-
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Stratum Definitions:
Stratum Type ?Stratum Base ?Stratum Height ?Stratum Cover ?
Canopy     0 %
Dwarf Shrub     0 %
Emergent     0 %
Epiphyte     0 %
Herbaceous   0.5 m 20 %
Nonvascular     0 %
Short Shrub 0.5 m 1 m 30 %
Sub-Canopy     0 %
Tall Shrub     0 %
Vine/Liana     0 %
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Observation Contributors:
Party ?Role ?
Drake, Jim PI
Cogan, Dan Field assistant
Von Loh, Jim PI
Riedman, Vince Field assistant
Community Classification:
More Classification Start Date ?Classification Stop Date ? Community AssignmentsContributors
Details 17-Mar-2005  
Community Concept ?Class Fit ?Class Confidence ?Community Authority Reference ?Typal ?
Artemisia tridentata ssp. wyomingensis / Pascopyrum smithii Shrub Herbaceous Vegetation       no  
Lee, Michael
Details 01-Jul-1999  
Community Concept ?Class Fit ?Class Confidence ?Community Authority Reference ?Typal ?
CEGL001047       no
Faber-Langendoen, Don
Drake, Jim
Marriott, Hollis


Soil Observations:
Soil Horizon ?Soil Depth Top ?Soil Depth Bottom ?Soil Color ?Soil Organic ?Soil Texture ?Soil Sand ?Soil Silt ?Soil Clay ?Soil Coarse ?Soil PH ?Exchange Capacity ?Base Saturation ?Soil Description ?
unknown         Clay                


Disturbance Data:
Disturbance Type ?Disturbance Intensity ?Disturbance Comment ?
unknown   Some evidence of past slumping and soil erosion in and around the plot.
Animal, general   Bison and deer scat in and around the plot.


User Defined Values
No User Defined Data for this plot