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GLAC.172
» Citation URL: http://vegbank.org/cite/VB.Ob.4637.GLAC172
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Plot ID Fields: 
Author Plot Code ? GLAC.172
Author Observation Code ? GLAC.172
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Confidentiality Status ? exact location
Latitude ? 48.561637602 º
Longitude ? -113.324071238 º
Author Location ? GLAC -- Blackfoot Reservation, Lake Creek Drainage
Location Narrative ? From Kiowa Junction head N on Route 89 toward Cutbank Campground. Take dirt road that heads up the Lake Creek Drainage. Drive to cluster of old buildings and/or trailers near a small creek (S. Fork of Cutbank Creek). Walk across creek & follow road alo
State or Province ? Montana
Country ? United States
Named Places
quadrangle: Kiowa
area|country|territory: United States
region|state|province: Montana
Layout Fields: 
Shape ? Rectangular
Area ? 100
Permanence ? permanent plot
Environment Fields: 
Elevation ? 1747.41839734392 m
Slope Aspect ? 225 º
Slope Gradient ? 2.5 º
Topographic Position ? Midslope
Landform ? ridge
Rock Type ? sedimentary, unspecified
Representativeness ? unknown
Soil Drainage ? well drained
Soil Depth ? 0 m
Percent Bedrock ? 0 %
Percent Rock / Gravel ? 2 %
Percent Wood ? 0 %
Percent Litter ? 4 %
Percent Bare Soil ? 0 %
Percent Water ? 0 %
Percent Other ? 1 %
Name Other ? lichen=1; basal veg=1; selagin
Methods Fields: 
Observation Start Date ? 21-Jun-2000
Observation End Date ? 21-Jun-2000
Project ? Glacier 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
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 ? This open grassland/shrubland area is pretty extensive in these foothills. Areas in swales have higher cover of PENFLO.
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 Rosa L. Rosa L. Rosa rose Rosa L. **   Rosa L. Rosa rose Rosa L. **   Short Shrub
3 %
02       -none-
2 Juniperus horizontalis Moench Juniperus horizontalis Moench Juniperus horizontalis creeping juniper Juniperus horizontalis Moench **   Juniperus horizontalis Moench Juniperus horizontalis creeping juniper Juniperus horizontalis Moench **   Dwarf Shrub
5 %
02       -none-
3 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. **   Dwarf Shrub
0.5 %
01       -none-
4 Festuca idahoensis Elmer Festuca idahoensis Elmer Festuca idahoensis Idaho fescue Festuca idahoensis Elmer **   Festuca idahoensis Elmer Festuca idahoensis Idaho fescue Festuca idahoensis Elmer **   Herbaceous
30 %
04       -none-
5 Selaginella densa Rydb. Selaginella densa Rydb. Selaginella densa lesser spikemoss Selaginella densa Rydb. **   Selaginella densa Rydb. Selaginella densa lesser spikemoss Selaginella densa Rydb. **   Herbaceous
20 %
03       -none-
6 Danthonia intermedia Vasey Danthonia intermedia Vasey Danthonia intermedia timber oatgrass Danthonia intermedia Vasey **   Danthonia intermedia Vasey Danthonia intermedia timber oatgrass Danthonia intermedia Vasey **   Herbaceous
10 %
03       -none-
7 Phlox hoodii Richards. Phlox hoodii Richards. Phlox hoodii spiny phlox Phlox hoodii Richards. **   Phlox hoodii Richards. Phlox hoodii spiny phlox Phlox hoodii Richards. **   Herbaceous
7 %
03       -none-
8 Antennaria rosea Greene Antennaria rosea Greene Antennaria rosea rosy pussytoes Antennaria rosea Greene **   Antennaria rosea Greene Antennaria rosea rosy pussytoes Antennaria rosea Greene **   Herbaceous
7 %
03       -none-
9 Carex rupestris All. Carex rupestris All. Carex rupestris curly sedge Carex rupestris All. **   Carex rupestris All. Carex rupestris curly sedge Carex rupestris All. **   Herbaceous
3 %
02       -none-
10 Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) J.A. Schultes Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) J.A. Schultes Koeleria macrantha prairie Junegrass Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) J.A. Schultes **   Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) J.A. Schultes Koeleria macrantha prairie Junegrass Koeleria macrantha (Ledeb.) J.A. Schultes **   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 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-
13 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-
14 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-
15 Oxytropis borealis DC. Oxytropis borealis DC. Oxytropis borealis boreal locoweed Oxytropis borealis DC. **   Oxytropis borealis DC. Oxytropis borealis boreal locoweed Oxytropis borealis DC. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
16 Penstemon Schmidel Penstemon Schmidel Penstemon beardtongue Penstemon Schmidel **   Penstemon Schmidel Penstemon beardtongue Penstemon Schmidel **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
17 Arenaria capillaris Poir. Arenaria capillaris Poir. Arenaria capillaris slender mountain sandwort Arenaria capillaris Poir. **   Arenaria capillaris Poir. Arenaria capillaris slender mountain sandwort Arenaria capillaris Poir. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
18 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-
19 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-
20 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-
21 Zigadenus venenosus S. Wats. Zigadenus venenosus S. Wats. Zigadenus venenosus meadow deathcamas Zigadenus venenosus S. Wats. **   Zigadenus venenosus S. Wats. Zigadenus venenosus meadow deathcamas Zigadenus venenosus S. Wats. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
22 Poa interior Rydb. Poa interior Rydb. Poa interior Poa interior Rydb. **   Poa interior Rydb. **   Poa interior Rydb. Poa interior Poa interior Rydb. **   Poa interior Rydb. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
23 Silene acaulis (L.) Jacq. Silene acaulis (L.) Jacq. Silene acaulis moss campion Silene acaulis (L.) Jacq. **   Silene acaulis (L.) Jacq. Silene acaulis moss campion Silene acaulis (L.) Jacq. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
24 Draba nivalis Lilj. Draba nivalis Lilj. Draba nivalis yellow arctic draba Draba nivalis Lilj. **   Draba nivalis Lilj. Draba nivalis yellow arctic draba Draba nivalis Lilj. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
25 Pulsatilla occidentalis (S. Wats.) Freyn Pulsatilla occidentalis (S. Wats.) Freyn Pulsatilla occidentalis white pasqueflower Pulsatilla occidentalis (S. Wats.) Freyn **   Pulsatilla occidentalis (S. Wats.) Freyn Pulsatilla occidentalis white pasqueflower Pulsatilla occidentalis (S. Wats.) Freyn **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
26 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-
27 Oxytropis sericea Nutt. Oxytropis sericea Nutt. Oxytropis sericea white locoweed Oxytropis sericea Nutt. **   Oxytropis sericea Nutt. Oxytropis sericea white locoweed Oxytropis sericea Nutt. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
28 Lomatium macrocarpum (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Coult. & Rose Lomatium macrocarpum (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Coult. & Rose Lomatium macrocarpum bigseed biscuitroot Lomatium macrocarpum (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Coult. & Rose **   Lomatium macrocarpum (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Coult. & Rose Lomatium macrocarpum bigseed biscuitroot Lomatium macrocarpum (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Coult. & Rose **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
29 Festuca brachyphylla J.A. Schultes ex J.A. & J.H. Schultes Festuca brachyphylla J.A. Schultes ex J.A. & J.H. Schultes Festuca brachyphylla alpine fescue Festuca brachyphylla J.A. Schultes ex J.A. & J.H. Schultes **   Festuca brachyphylla J.A. Schultes ex J.A. & J.H. Schultes Festuca brachyphylla alpine fescue Festuca brachyphylla J.A. Schultes ex J.A. & J.H. Schultes **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
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Stratum Definitions:
Stratum Type ?Stratum Base ?Stratum Height ?Stratum Cover ?
Canopy     0 %
Dwarf Shrub   0.5 m 10 %
Emergent     0 %
Epiphyte     0 %
Herbaceous   0.5 m 70 %
Nonvascular     0 %
Short Shrub   0.5 m 5 %
Sub-Canopy     0 %
Tall Shrub     0 %
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 ?
Festuca idahoensis - Potentilla diversifolia Herbaceous Vegetation       no  
Lee, Michael
Details 01-Jul-2003  
Community Concept ?Class Fit ?Class Confidence ?Community Authority Reference ?Typal ?
CEGL001623       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 is brown & fairly well developed, considering we're on a rocky ridge. Some gravel present but not much. More small, angular rocks & limestone present.


Disturbance Data:
Disturbance Type ?Disturbance Intensity ?Disturbance Comment ?
Animal, general   Cow pies in plot. Coyotes spotted near plot. Cows grazing nearby.


User Defined Values
No User Defined Data for this plot