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GLAC.206
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Plot ID Fields: 
Author Plot Code ? GLAC.206
Author Observation Code ? GLAC.206
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Confidentiality Status ? exact location
Latitude ? 48.690769901 º
Longitude ? -113.559169557 º
Author Location ? GLAC -- Above St. Mary Lake & Dead Horse Point
Location Narrative ? Park at pullout at Dead Horse Point. Head north up slope from road. There is a small trail at end of cliffy road cut area that leads up slope into small meadow. Plot center is in first part of meadow, just off road about 15 paces.
State or Province ? Montana
Country ? United States
Named Places
region|state|province: Montana
quadrangle: Rising Sun
area|country|territory: United States
Layout Fields: 
Shape ? Circle
Area ? 0
Permanence ? permanent plot
Environment Fields: 
Elevation ? 1436.82719781602 m
Slope Aspect ? 180 º
Slope Gradient ? 10 º
Topographic Position ? Lowslope
Landform ? slope
Rock Type ? sedimentary, unspecified
Representativeness ? fair
Soil Drainage ? well drained
Soil Depth ? 0 m
Percent Bedrock ? 1 %
Percent Rock / Gravel ? 2 %
Percent Wood ? 1 %
Percent Litter ? 4 %
Percent Bare Soil ? 2 %
Percent Water ? 0 %
Percent Other ? 2 %
Name Other ? moss=1; lichen=1; basal veg=1;
Methods Fields: 
Observation Start Date ? 12-Jul-2000
Observation End Date ? 12-Jul-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 ? Good example of this type. Pretty uniform site at this exposure. AMEALN is thicker to E of this assn. Assn. on both sides of this grassland is AMEALN shrubland with mixed forbs & grasses.
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 Pentaphylloides floribunda (Pursh) A. Löve nom. super. Pentaphylloides floribunda (Pursh) A. Löve nom. super. Pentaphylloides floribunda Pentaphylloides floribunda (Pursh) A. Löve nom. super. **   Pentaphylloides floribunda (Pursh) A. Löve nom. super. **   Pentaphylloides floribunda (Pursh) A. Löve nom. super. Pentaphylloides floribunda Pentaphylloides floribunda (Pursh) A. Löve nom. super. **   Pentaphylloides floribunda (Pursh) A. Löve nom. super. **   Short Shrub
12 %
03       -none-
2 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
3 %
02       -none-
3 Festuca campestris Rydb. Festuca campestris Rydb. Festuca campestris rough fescue Festuca campestris Rydb. **   Festuca campestris Rydb. Festuca campestris rough fescue Festuca campestris Rydb. **   Herbaceous
20 %
03       -none-
4 Lupinus sericeus Pursh Lupinus sericeus Pursh Lupinus sericeus silky lupine Lupinus sericeus Pursh **   Lupinus sericeus Pursh Lupinus sericeus silky lupine Lupinus sericeus Pursh **   Herbaceous
10 %
03       -none-
5 Festuca idahoensis Elmer Festuca idahoensis Elmer Festuca idahoensis Idaho fescue Festuca idahoensis Elmer **   Festuca idahoensis Elmer Festuca idahoensis Idaho fescue Festuca idahoensis Elmer **   Herbaceous
10 %
03       -none-
6 Selaginella densa Rydb. Selaginella densa Rydb. Selaginella densa lesser spikemoss Selaginella densa Rydb. **   Selaginella densa Rydb. Selaginella densa lesser spikemoss Selaginella densa Rydb. **   Herbaceous
3 %
02       -none-
7 Carex geyeri Boott Carex geyeri Boott Carex geyeri Geyer's sedge Carex geyeri Boott **   Carex geyeri Boott Carex geyeri Geyer's sedge Carex geyeri Boott **   Herbaceous
3 %
02       -none-
8 Polygonum bistortoides Pursh Polygonum bistortoides Pursh Polygonum bistortoides American bistort Polygonum bistortoides Pursh **   Polygonum bistortoides Pursh Polygonum bistortoides American bistort Polygonum bistortoides Pursh **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
9 Fragaria virginiana Duchesne Fragaria virginiana Duchesne Fragaria virginiana Virginia strawberry Fragaria virginiana Duchesne **   Fragaria virginiana Duchesne Fragaria virginiana Virginia strawberry Fragaria virginiana Duchesne **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
10 Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. Eriogonum umbellatum sulphur-flower buckwheat Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. **   Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. Eriogonum umbellatum sulphur-flower buckwheat Eriogonum umbellatum Torr. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
11 Erigeron compositus Pursh Erigeron compositus Pursh Erigeron compositus cutleaf daisy Erigeron compositus Pursh **   Erigeron compositus Pursh Erigeron compositus cutleaf daisy Erigeron compositus Pursh **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
12 Cerastium arvense L. Cerastium arvense L. Cerastium arvense field chickweed Cerastium arvense L. **   Cerastium arvense L. Cerastium arvense field chickweed Cerastium arvense L. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
13 Calamagrostis purpurascens R. Br. Calamagrostis purpurascens R. Br. Calamagrostis purpurascens purple reedgrass Calamagrostis purpurascens R. Br. **   Calamagrostis purpurascens R. Br. Calamagrostis purpurascens purple reedgrass Calamagrostis purpurascens R. Br. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
14 Bupleurum americanum Coult. & Rose Bupleurum americanum Coult. & Rose Bupleurum americanum American thorow wax Bupleurum americanum Coult. & Rose **   Bupleurum americanum Coult. & Rose Bupleurum americanum American thorow wax Bupleurum americanum Coult. & Rose **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
15 Arabis nuttallii B.L. Robins. Arabis nuttallii B.L. Robins. Arabis nuttallii Nuttall's rockcress Arabis nuttallii B.L. Robins. **   Arabis nuttallii B.L. Robins. Arabis nuttallii Nuttall's rockcress Arabis nuttallii B.L. Robins. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
16 Apocynum androsaemifolium L. Apocynum androsaemifolium L. Apocynum androsaemifolium spreading dogbane Apocynum androsaemifolium L. **   Apocynum androsaemifolium L. Apocynum androsaemifolium spreading dogbane Apocynum androsaemifolium L. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
17 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-
18 Antennaria rosea Greene Antennaria rosea Greene Antennaria rosea rosy pussytoes Antennaria rosea Greene **   Antennaria rosea Greene Antennaria rosea rosy pussytoes Antennaria rosea Greene **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
19 Gaillardia aristata Pursh Gaillardia aristata Pursh Gaillardia aristata common gaillardia Gaillardia aristata Pursh **   Gaillardia aristata Pursh Gaillardia aristata common gaillardia Gaillardia aristata Pursh **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
20 Silene parryi (S. Wats.) C.L. Hitchc. & Maguire Silene parryi (S. Wats.) C.L. Hitchc. & Maguire Silene parryi Parry's silene Silene parryi (S. Wats.) C.L. Hitchc. & Maguire **   Silene parryi (S. Wats.) C.L. Hitchc. & Maguire Silene parryi Parry's silene Silene parryi (S. Wats.) C.L. Hitchc. & Maguire **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
21 Sedum lanceolatum Torr. Sedum lanceolatum Torr. Sedum lanceolatum spearleaf stonecrop Sedum lanceolatum Torr. **   Sedum lanceolatum Torr. Sedum lanceolatum spearleaf stonecrop Sedum lanceolatum Torr. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
22 Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) A. Löve Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) A. Löve Pseudoroegneria spicata bluebunch wheatgrass Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) A. Löve **   Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) A. Löve Pseudoroegneria spicata bluebunch wheatgrass Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) A. Löve **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
23 Potentilla hippiana Lehm. Potentilla hippiana Lehm. Potentilla hippiana woolly cinquefoil Potentilla hippiana Lehm. **   Potentilla hippiana Lehm. Potentilla hippiana woolly cinquefoil Potentilla hippiana Lehm. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
24 Saxifraga L. Saxifraga L. Saxifraga saxifrage Saxifraga L. **   Saxifraga L. Saxifraga saxifrage Saxifraga L. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
25 Senecio canus Hook. Senecio canus Hook. Senecio canus Senecio canus Hook. **   Senecio canus Hook. **   Senecio canus Hook. Senecio canus Senecio canus Hook. **   Senecio canus Hook. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
26 Penstemon confertus Dougl. ex Lindl. Penstemon confertus Dougl. ex Lindl. Penstemon confertus yellow penstemon Penstemon confertus Dougl. ex Lindl. **   Penstemon confertus Dougl. ex Lindl. Penstemon confertus yellow penstemon Penstemon confertus Dougl. ex Lindl. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
27 Lithospermum ruderale Dougl. ex Lehm. Lithospermum ruderale Dougl. ex Lehm. Lithospermum ruderale western stoneseed Lithospermum ruderale Dougl. ex Lehm. **   Lithospermum ruderale Dougl. ex Lehm. Lithospermum ruderale western stoneseed Lithospermum ruderale Dougl. ex Lehm. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
28 Potentilla glandulosa Lindl. Potentilla glandulosa Lindl. Potentilla glandulosa sticky cinquefoil Potentilla glandulosa Lindl. **   Potentilla glandulosa Lindl. Potentilla glandulosa sticky cinquefoil Potentilla glandulosa Lindl. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
29 Pulsatilla patens ssp. patens Pulsatilla patens (L.) P. Mill. ssp. patens Pulsatilla patens ssp. patens Pulsatilla patens ssp. patens **   Pulsatilla patens ssp. patens **   Pulsatilla patens (L.) P. Mill. ssp. patens Pulsatilla patens ssp. patens Pulsatilla patens ssp. patens **   Pulsatilla patens ssp. patens **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
30 Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners Heterotheca villosa hairy false goldenaster Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners **   Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners Heterotheca villosa hairy false goldenaster Heterotheca villosa (Pursh) Shinners **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
31 Carex nardina Fries Carex nardina Fries Carex nardina spike sedge Carex nardina Fries **   Carex nardina Fries Carex nardina spike sedge Carex nardina Fries **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
32 Allium cernuum Roth Allium cernuum Roth Allium cernuum nodding onion Allium cernuum Roth **   Allium cernuum Roth Allium cernuum nodding onion Allium cernuum Roth **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
33 Geum triflorum Pursh Geum triflorum Pursh Geum triflorum old man's whiskers Geum triflorum Pursh **   Geum triflorum Pursh Geum triflorum old man's whiskers Geum triflorum Pursh **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
34 Galium boreale L. Galium boreale L. Galium boreale northern bedstraw Galium boreale L. **   Galium boreale L. Galium boreale northern bedstraw Galium boreale L. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
35 Poa secunda J. Presl Poa secunda J. Presl Poa secunda Sandberg bluegrass Poa secunda J. Presl **   Poa secunda J. Presl Poa secunda Sandberg bluegrass Poa secunda J. Presl **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
36 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-
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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   0.5 m 10 %
Short Shrub   0.5 m 10 %
Sub-Canopy     0 %
Tall Shrub   0.5 m 5 %
Vine/Liana     0 %
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Observation Contributors:
Party ?Role ?
Reid, Marion PI
Hartmann, Sonja Not specified/Unknown
Kimball, Shannon Plot author
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 ?
Dasiphora fruticosa ssp. floribunda / Festuca campestris Shrub Herbaceous Vegetation       no  
Lee, Michael
Details 01-Jul-2003  
Community Concept ?Class Fit ?Class Confidence ?Community Authority Reference ?Typal ?
CEGL001503       no
Cooper, Steve
Reid, Marion


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               Soil makes a weak ribbon under 1 in. Quite gravelly (at least 10%) with lots of argillite present. One outcrop of argilite is in plot, and many cliffs are above plot.


Disturbance Data:
Disturbance Type ?Disturbance Intensity ?Disturbance Comment ?
Animal, general   Bare soil due to ground squirrel burrows. Ungulate scat in plot (Deer).


User Defined Values
No User Defined Data for this plot