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GLAC.174
» Citation URL: http://vegbank.org/cite/VB.Ob.4639.GLAC174
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Plot ID Fields: 
Author Plot Code ? GLAC.174
Author Observation Code ? GLAC.174
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Confidentiality Status ? exact location
Latitude ? 48.615238691 º
Longitude ? -113.361946425 º
Author Location ? GLAC -- Blackfoot Reservation, Cutbank access road
Location Narrative ? Take entrance road to Cutbank Campground from Route 89. Park on road at large pullout on south side of road about 0.4 mi before crossing into Glacier Park. Walk 17 paces W up road, then turn N off road and wolk 166 paces uphill to plot center in fairly
State or Province ? Montana
Country ? United States
Named Places
quadrangle: Kiowa
area|country|territory: United States
region|state|province: Montana
Layout Fields: 
Shape ? Circle
Area ? 0
Permanence ? permanent plot
Environment Fields: 
Elevation ? 1602.33359756445 m
Slope Aspect ? 180 º
Slope Gradient ? 10 º
Topographic Position ? Lowslope
Landform ? slope
Surficial Deposits ? Glacial Deposits: Glaciofluvial
Representativeness ? good
Soil Drainage ? well drained
Soil Depth ? 0 m
Percent Bedrock ? 0 %
Percent Rock / Gravel ? 0 %
Percent Wood ? 1 %
Percent Litter ? 4 %
Percent Bare Soil ? 1 %
Percent Water ? 0 %
Percent Other ? 1 %
Name Other ? basal veg=1
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 ? 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 ? Lots of aspen along this slope above Cutbank Creek. A few scattered PICENG are present, but not enough to call this a mixed stand. Lots of dying POPTRE.
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 Populus tremuloides Michx. Populus tremuloides Michx. Populus tremuloides quaking aspen Populus tremuloides Michx. **   Populus tremuloides Michx. Populus tremuloides quaking aspen Populus tremuloides Michx. **   Canopy
30 %
04       -none-
2 Populus tremuloides Michx. Populus tremuloides Michx. Populus tremuloides quaking aspen Populus tremuloides Michx. **   Populus tremuloides Michx. Populus tremuloides quaking aspen Populus tremuloides Michx. **   Sub-Canopy
0.5 %
01       -none-
3 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
3 %
02       -none-
4 Salix scouleriana Barratt ex Hook. Salix scouleriana Barratt ex Hook. Salix scouleriana Scouler's willow Salix scouleriana Barratt ex Hook. **   Salix scouleriana Barratt ex Hook. Salix scouleriana Scouler's willow Salix scouleriana Barratt ex Hook. **   Tall Shrub
0.5 %
01       -none-
5 Osmorhiza occidentalis (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Torr. Osmorhiza occidentalis (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Torr. Osmorhiza occidentalis western sweetroot Osmorhiza occidentalis (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Torr. **   Osmorhiza occidentalis (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Torr. Osmorhiza occidentalis western sweetroot Osmorhiza occidentalis (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Torr. **   Herbaceous
20 %
03       -none-
6 Elymus glaucus Buckl. Elymus glaucus Buckl. Elymus glaucus blue wildrye Elymus glaucus Buckl. **   Elymus glaucus Buckl. Elymus glaucus blue wildrye Elymus glaucus Buckl. **   Herbaceous
12 %
03       -none-
7 Thalictrum occidentale Gray Thalictrum occidentale Gray Thalictrum occidentale western meadow-rue Thalictrum occidentale Gray **   Thalictrum occidentale Gray Thalictrum occidentale western meadow-rue Thalictrum occidentale Gray **   Herbaceous
10 %
03       -none-
8 Angelica arguta Nutt. Angelica arguta Nutt. Angelica arguta Lyall's angelica Angelica arguta Nutt. **   Angelica arguta Nutt. Angelica arguta Lyall's angelica Angelica arguta Nutt. **   Herbaceous
10 %
03       -none-
9 Senecio hydrophiloides Rydb. Senecio hydrophiloides Rydb. Senecio hydrophiloides tall groundwel Senecio hydrophiloides Rydb. **   Senecio hydrophiloides Rydb. Senecio hydrophiloides tall groundwel Senecio hydrophiloides Rydb. **   Herbaceous
10 %
03       -none-
10 Viola canadensis L. Viola canadensis L. Viola canadensis Canadian white violet Viola canadensis L. **   Viola canadensis L. Viola canadensis Canadian white violet Viola canadensis L. **   Herbaceous
10 %
03       -none-
11 Melica smithii (Porter ex Gray) Vasey Melica smithii (Porter ex Gray) Vasey Melica smithii Smith's melicgrass Melica smithii (Porter ex Gray) Vasey **   Melica smithii (Porter ex Gray) Vasey Melica smithii Smith's melicgrass Melica smithii (Porter ex Gray) Vasey **   Herbaceous
7 %
03       -none-
12 Heracleum maximum Bartr. Heracleum maximum Bartr. Heracleum maximum common cowparsnip Heracleum maximum Bartr. **   Heracleum maximum Bartr. Heracleum maximum common cowparsnip Heracleum maximum Bartr. **   Herbaceous
5 %
02       -none-
13 Urtica dioica L. Urtica dioica L. Urtica dioica stinging nettle Urtica dioica L. **   Urtica dioica L. Urtica dioica stinging nettle Urtica dioica L. **   Herbaceous
3 %
02       -none-
14 Ranunculus uncinatus D. Don ex G. Don Ranunculus uncinatus D. Don ex G. Don Ranunculus uncinatus woodland buttercup Ranunculus uncinatus D. Don ex G. Don **   Ranunculus uncinatus D. Don ex G. Don Ranunculus uncinatus woodland buttercup Ranunculus uncinatus D. Don ex G. Don **   Herbaceous
3 %
02       -none-
15 Hackelia floribunda (Lehm.) I.M. Johnston Hackelia floribunda (Lehm.) I.M. Johnston Hackelia floribunda manyflower stickseed Hackelia floribunda (Lehm.) I.M. Johnston **   Hackelia floribunda (Lehm.) I.M. Johnston Hackelia floribunda manyflower stickseed Hackelia floribunda (Lehm.) I.M. Johnston **   Herbaceous
3 %
02       -none-
16 Poa pratensis L. Poa pratensis L. Poa pratensis Kentucky bluegrass Poa pratensis L. **   Poa pratensis L. Poa pratensis Kentucky bluegrass Poa pratensis L. **   Herbaceous
2 %
02       -none-
17 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-
18 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
0.5 %
01       -none-
19 Lathyrus ochroleucus Hook. Lathyrus ochroleucus Hook. Lathyrus ochroleucus cream pea Lathyrus ochroleucus Hook. **   Lathyrus ochroleucus Hook. Lathyrus ochroleucus cream pea Lathyrus ochroleucus Hook. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
20 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-
21 Cirsium hookerianum Nutt. Cirsium hookerianum Nutt. Cirsium hookerianum white thistle Cirsium hookerianum Nutt. **   Cirsium hookerianum Nutt. Cirsium hookerianum white thistle Cirsium hookerianum Nutt. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
22 Geranium richardsonii Fisch. & Trautv. Geranium richardsonii Fisch. & Trautv. Geranium richardsonii Richardson's geranium Geranium richardsonii Fisch. & Trautv. **   Geranium richardsonii Fisch. & Trautv. Geranium richardsonii Richardson's geranium Geranium richardsonii Fisch. & Trautv. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
23 Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene Camassia quamash small camas Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene **   Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene Camassia quamash small camas Camassia quamash (Pursh) Greene **   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-
25 Calochortus apiculatus Baker Calochortus apiculatus Baker Calochortus apiculatus pointedtip mariposa lily Calochortus apiculatus Baker **   Calochortus apiculatus Baker Calochortus apiculatus pointedtip mariposa lily Calochortus apiculatus Baker **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
26 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 5 m 10 m 30 %
Dwarf Shrub     0 %
Emergent     0 %
Epiphyte     0 %
Herbaceous 0.5 m 1 m 90 %
Nonvascular     0 %
Short Shrub     0 %
Sub-Canopy 1 m 2 m 5 %
Tall Shrub 0.5 m 1 m 10 %
Vine/Liana     0 %
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Observation Contributors:
Party ?Role ?
Reid, Marion PI
Kimball, Shannon Plot author
Hartmann, Sonja Not specified/Unknown
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 ?
Populus tremuloides / Osmorhiza occidentalis Forest       no  
Lee, Michael
Details 01-Jul-2003  
Community Concept ?Class Fit ?Class Confidence ?Community Authority Reference ?Typal ?
CEGL000595       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         Clay Loam               Silty clay loam. Soil is dark but not real grey. Made good medium ribbon. Very little to no rock or gravel. Texture is quite smooth.


Disturbance Data:
Disturbance Type ?Disturbance Intensity ?Disturbance Comment ?
unknown   Bare soil due to game trails.
Animal, general   Game trails (elk or cows) through plot.


User Defined Values
No User Defined Data for this plot