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GLAC.2059
» Citation URL: http://vegbank.org/cite/VB.Ob.4502.GLAC2059
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Plot ID Fields: 
Author Plot Code ? GLAC.2059
Author Observation Code ? GLAC.2059
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Confidentiality Status ? exact location
Latitude ? 48.521825846 º
Longitude ? -113.981556348 º
Author Location ? GLAC -- E of W. Glacier on old swath
Location Narrative ? Head to T after W. Glacier entrance booths. Make a right & head toward Logan Pass about 1/8 mi. Head S on old swath a few 100 ft and head up slope about 100 ft.
State or Province ? Montana
Country ? United States
Named Places
quadrangle: Lake McDonald West
region|state|province: Montana
area|country|territory: United States
Layout Fields: 
Shape ? Circle
Area ? 0
Permanence ? permanent plot
Environment Fields: 
Elevation ? 1007.66879846834 m
Slope Aspect ? 315 º
Slope Gradient ? 36 º
Topographic Position ? Lowslope
Landform ? slope
Surficial Deposits ? Slope and Modified Deposits: Talus and scree slopes
Representativeness ? Represents talus slope well. There are a few bedrock outcrops with some different plants around them
Soil Drainage ? well drained
Soil Depth ? 0 m
Percent Bedrock ? 0 %
Percent Rock / Gravel ? 4 %
Percent Wood ? 1 %
Percent Litter ? 4 %
Percent Bare Soil ? 1 %
Percent Water ? 0 %
Percent Other ? 1 %
Name Other ? moss=1; lichen=1; basal veg=1
Methods Fields: 
Observation Start Date ? 14-Sep-2000
Observation End Date ? 14-Sep-2000
Project ? Glacier National Park
Cover Method ? NPS CoverMethod
Stratum Method ? National Park Service
Stem Size Limit ? 10 cm
Taxon Observation Area ? 0
Cover Dispersion ? contiguous
Overall Taxon Cover Values are Automatically Calculated? ? yes
Stem Sample Method ? full census
Plot Quality Fields: 
Effort Level ? Thorough
Plot Validation Level ? (2) classification plot: sufficient for inclusion in a classification revision
Floristic Quality ? High but incomplete
Bryophyte Quality ? Very incomplete
Lichen Quality ? Very incomplete
Overall Plot Vegetation Fields: 
--no data--
Misc Fields: 
Observation Narrative ? Talus slope with a fair amount of BETPAP & shrub cover.
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 Betula papyrifera Marsh. Betula papyrifera Marsh. Betula papyrifera paper birch Betula papyrifera Marsh. **   Betula papyrifera Marsh. Betula papyrifera paper birch Betula papyrifera Marsh. **   Canopy
50 %
04       -none-
2 Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirbel) Franco Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirbel) Franco Pseudotsuga menziesii Douglas-fir Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirbel) Franco **   Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirbel) Franco Pseudotsuga menziesii Douglas-fir Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirbel) Franco **   Sub-Canopy
3 %
02       -none-
3 Betula papyrifera Marsh. Betula papyrifera Marsh. Betula papyrifera paper birch Betula papyrifera Marsh. **   Betula papyrifera Marsh. Betula papyrifera paper birch Betula papyrifera Marsh. **   Sub-Canopy
3 %
02       -none-
4 Acer glabrum Torr. Acer glabrum Torr. Acer glabrum Rocky Mountain maple Acer glabrum Torr. **   Acer glabrum Torr. Acer glabrum Rocky Mountain maple Acer glabrum Torr. **   Tall Shrub
20 %
03       -none-
5 Rosa acicularis Lindl. Rosa acicularis Lindl. Rosa acicularis prickly rose Rosa acicularis Lindl. **   Rosa acicularis Lindl. Rosa acicularis prickly rose Rosa acicularis Lindl. **   Tall Shrub
10 %
03       -none-
6 Amelanchier alnifolia (Nutt.) Nutt. ex M. Roemer Amelanchier alnifolia (Nutt.) Nutt. ex M. Roemer Amelanchier alnifolia Saskatoon serviceberry Amelanchier alnifolia (Nutt.) Nutt. ex M. Roemer **   Amelanchier alnifolia (Nutt.) Nutt. ex M. Roemer Amelanchier alnifolia Saskatoon serviceberry Amelanchier alnifolia (Nutt.) Nutt. ex M. Roemer **   Tall Shrub
10 %
03       -none-
7 Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake Symphoricarpos albus common snowberry Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake **   Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake Symphoricarpos albus common snowberry Symphoricarpos albus (L.) Blake **   Tall Shrub
10 %
03       -none-
8 Rubus parviflorus Nutt. Rubus parviflorus Nutt. Rubus parviflorus thimbleberry Rubus parviflorus Nutt. **   Rubus parviflorus Nutt. Rubus parviflorus thimbleberry Rubus parviflorus Nutt. **   Tall Shrub
3 %
02       -none-
9 Lonicera utahensis S. Wats. Lonicera utahensis S. Wats. Lonicera utahensis Utah honeysuckle Lonicera utahensis S. Wats. **   Lonicera utahensis S. Wats. Lonicera utahensis Utah honeysuckle Lonicera utahensis S. Wats. **   Tall Shrub
0.5 %
01       -none-
10 Philadelphus lewisii Pursh Philadelphus lewisii Pursh Philadelphus lewisii Lewis' mock orange Philadelphus lewisii Pursh **   Philadelphus lewisii Pursh Philadelphus lewisii Lewis' mock orange Philadelphus lewisii Pursh **   Tall Shrub
0.5 %
01       -none-
11 Ribes viscosissimum Pursh Ribes viscosissimum Pursh Ribes viscosissimum sticky currant Ribes viscosissimum Pursh **   Ribes viscosissimum Pursh Ribes viscosissimum sticky currant Ribes viscosissimum Pursh **   Tall Shrub
0.5 %
01       -none-
12 Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt. Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt. Shepherdia canadensis russet buffaloberry Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt. **   Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt. Shepherdia canadensis russet buffaloberry Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt. **   Tall Shrub
0.5 %
01       -none-
13 Prunus virginiana L. Prunus virginiana L. Prunus virginiana chokecherry Prunus virginiana L. **   Prunus virginiana L. Prunus virginiana chokecherry Prunus virginiana L. **   Tall Shrub
0.5 %
01       -none-
14 Epilobium angustifolium L. Epilobium angustifolium L. Epilobium angustifolium Epilobium angustifolium L. **   Epilobium angustifolium L. **   Epilobium angustifolium L. Epilobium angustifolium Epilobium angustifolium L. **   Epilobium angustifolium L. **   Herbaceous
3 %
02       -none-
15 Medicago lupulina L. Medicago lupulina L. Medicago lupulina black medick Medicago lupulina L. **   Medicago lupulina L. Medicago lupulina black medick Medicago lupulina L. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
16 Elymus glaucus Buckl. Elymus glaucus Buckl. Elymus glaucus blue wildrye Elymus glaucus Buckl. **   Elymus glaucus Buckl. Elymus glaucus blue wildrye Elymus glaucus Buckl. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
17 Picea engelmannii Parry ex Engelm. Picea engelmannii Parry ex Engelm. Picea engelmannii Engelmann spruce Picea engelmannii Parry ex Engelm. **   Picea engelmannii Parry ex Engelm. Picea engelmannii Engelmann spruce Picea engelmannii Parry ex Engelm. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
18 Agrostis stolonifera L. Agrostis stolonifera L. Agrostis stolonifera creeping bentgrass Agrostis stolonifera L. **   Agrostis stolonifera L. Agrostis stolonifera creeping bentgrass Agrostis stolonifera L. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
19 Galium triflorum Michx. Galium triflorum Michx. Galium triflorum fragrant bedstraw Galium triflorum Michx. **   Galium triflorum Michx. Galium triflorum fragrant bedstraw Galium triflorum Michx. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
20 Poa pratensis L. Poa pratensis L. Poa pratensis Kentucky bluegrass Poa pratensis L. **   Poa pratensis L. Poa pratensis Kentucky bluegrass Poa pratensis L. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
21 Aralia nudicaulis L. Aralia nudicaulis L. Aralia nudicaulis wild sarsaparilla Aralia nudicaulis L. **   Aralia nudicaulis L. Aralia nudicaulis wild sarsaparilla Aralia nudicaulis L. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
22 Paxistima myrsinites (Pursh) Raf. Paxistima myrsinites (Pursh) Raf. Paxistima myrsinites Oregon boxleaf Paxistima myrsinites (Pursh) Raf. **   Paxistima myrsinites (Pursh) Raf. Paxistima myrsinites Oregon boxleaf Paxistima myrsinites (Pursh) Raf. **   Short Shrub
0.5 %
01       -none-
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Stratum Definitions:
Stratum Type ?Stratum Base ?Stratum Height ?Stratum Cover ?
Canopy 10 m 15 m 50 %
Dwarf Shrub     0 %
Emergent     0 %
Epiphyte     0 %
Herbaceous 0.5 m 1 m 5 %
Nonvascular   0.5 m 10 %
Short Shrub   0.5 m 10 %
Sub-Canopy 5 m 10 m 10 %
Tall Shrub 1 m 2 m 40 %
Vine/Liana     0 %
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Observation Contributors:
Party ?Role ?
Reid, Marion PI
Brenneman, Beth Field assistant
Community Classification:
No communties have been assigned to this plot.


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         Sandy Loams: Sandy Loam               Talus and very gravelly


Disturbance Data:
Disturbance Type ?Disturbance Intensity ?Disturbance Comment ?
unknown   Evidence of fire in past.


User Defined Values
No User Defined Data for this plot