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THRO.90
» Citation URL: http://vegbank.org/cite/VB.Ob.3828.THRO90
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Plot ID Fields: 
Author Plot Code ? THRO.90
Author Observation Code ? THRO.90
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Confidentiality Status ? exact location
Latitude ? 47.60649834 º
Longitude ? -103.330033707 º
Author Location ? THRO -- North Unit
Location Narrative ? 1.0 mile north from the Cannonball Concretions Pullout on the Lower Loop Nature Trail.
State or Province ? North Dakota
Country ? United States
Named Places
area|country|territory: United States
quadrangle: Long X Divide
region|state|province: North Dakota
Layout Fields: 
Shape ? Square
Area ? 100
Permanence ? not permanent
Environment Fields: 
Elevation ? 711 m
Slope Aspect ? 315 º
Slope Gradient ? 10 º
Topographic Position ? High slope
Landform ? plateau
Rock Type ? sedimentary, unspecified
Landscape Narrative ? The plot occurs on a small bench associated with the shoulder slope of a mesa/plateau.
Representativeness ? Farily representative of the shrub communities in this area that contain a grass understory. This c
Soil Drainage ? well drained
Soil Depth ? 0 m
Percent Bedrock ? 0 %
Percent Rock / Gravel ? 0 %
Percent Wood ? 0 %
Percent Litter ? 5 %
Percent Bare Soil ? 5 %
Percent Water ? 0 %
Percent Other ? 0 %
Methods Fields: 
Observation Start Date ? 22-Jul-1997
Observation End Date ? 22-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: 
Growthform1 Type ? Evergreen sclerophyllous shrub
Misc Fields: 
Observation Narrative ? The plot occurs adjacent to a more mesic north-facing slope that is dominated by Artemisia cana.
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 Ribes oxyacanthoides L. ssp. setosum (Lindl.) Sinnott Ribes oxyacanthoides L. ssp. setosum (Lindl.) Sinnott Ribes oxyacanthoides ssp. setosum inland gooseberry Ribes oxyacanthoides L. ssp. setosum (Lindl.) Sinnott **   Ribes oxyacanthoides L. ssp. setosum (Lindl.) Sinnott Ribes oxyacanthoides ssp. setosum inland gooseberry Ribes oxyacanthoides L. ssp. setosum (Lindl.) Sinnott **   Short Shrub         -1 -none-
2 Artemisia cana Pursh Artemisia cana Pursh Artemisia cana silver sagebrush Artemisia cana Pursh **   Artemisia cana Pursh Artemisia cana silver sagebrush Artemisia cana Pursh **   Short Shrub         -1 -none-
3 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 **   Short Shrub
15 %
03       -none-
4 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-
5 Poa compressa L. Poa compressa L. Poa compressa Canada bluegrass Poa compressa L. **   Poa compressa L. Poa compressa Canada bluegrass Poa compressa L. **   Herbaceous         -1 -none-
6 Poa pratensis L. Poa pratensis L. Poa pratensis Kentucky bluegrass Poa pratensis L. **   Poa pratensis L. Poa pratensis Kentucky bluegrass Poa pratensis L. **   Herbaceous         -1 -none-
7 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
37.5 %
04       -none-
8 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
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
15 %
03       -none-
10 Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash **   Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash Schizachyrium scoparium little bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx.) Nash **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
11 Linum lewisii Pursh Linum lewisii Pursh Linum lewisii prairie flax Linum lewisii Pursh **   Linum lewisii Pursh Linum lewisii prairie flax Linum lewisii Pursh **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
12 Carex filifolia Nutt. Carex filifolia Nutt. Carex filifolia threadleaf sedge Carex filifolia Nutt. **   Carex filifolia Nutt. Carex filifolia threadleaf sedge Carex filifolia Nutt. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
13 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-
14 Tragopogon dubius Scop. Tragopogon dubius Scop. Tragopogon dubius yellow salsify Tragopogon dubius Scop. **   Tragopogon dubius Scop. Tragopogon dubius yellow salsify Tragopogon dubius Scop. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
15 Erigeron L. Erigeron L. Erigeron fleabane Erigeron L. **   Erigeron L. Erigeron fleabane Erigeron L. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
16 Astragalus L. Astragalus L. Astragalus milkvetch Astragalus L. **   Astragalus L. Astragalus milkvetch Astragalus L. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
17 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-
18 Taraxacum officinale G.H. Weber ex Wiggers Taraxacum officinale G.H. Weber ex Wiggers Taraxacum officinale common dandelion Taraxacum officinale G.H. Weber ex Wiggers **   Taraxacum officinale G.H. Weber ex Wiggers Taraxacum officinale common dandelion Taraxacum officinale G.H. Weber ex Wiggers **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
19 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-
20 Lepidium densiflorum Schrad. Lepidium densiflorum Schrad. Lepidium densiflorum common pepperweed Lepidium densiflorum Schrad. **   Lepidium densiflorum Schrad. Lepidium densiflorum common pepperweed Lepidium densiflorum Schrad. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
21 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-
22 Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners ssp. trachycaulus Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners ssp. trachycaulus Elymus trachycaulus ssp. trachycaulus slender wheatgrass Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners ssp. trachycaulus **   Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners ssp. trachycaulus Elymus trachycaulus ssp. trachycaulus slender wheatgrass Elymus trachycaulus (Link) Gould ex Shinners ssp. trachycaulus **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
23 Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. Melilotus officinalis yellow sweetclover Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. **   Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. Melilotus officinalis yellow sweetclover Melilotus officinalis (L.) Lam. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
24 Achillea millefolium L. Achillea millefolium L. Achillea millefolium common yarrow Achillea millefolium L. **   Achillea millefolium L. Achillea millefolium common yarrow Achillea millefolium L. **   Herbaceous
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 60 %
Nonvascular     0 %
Short Shrub   0.5 m 10 %
Sub-Canopy     0 %
Tall Shrub     0 %
Vine/Liana     0 %
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Observation Contributors:
Party ?Role ?
Drake, Jim PI
Cogan, Dan Field assistant
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   (none)
Animal, general   Bison dropping in and around the plot.


User Defined Values
No User Defined Data for this plot