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GLAC.175
» Citation URL: http://vegbank.org/cite/VB.Ob.4640.GLAC175
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Plot ID Fields: 
Author Plot Code ? GLAC.175
Author Observation Code ? GLAC.175
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Confidentiality Status ? exact location
Latitude ? 48.731142628 º
Longitude ? -113.420099349 º
Author Location ? GLAC -- Blackfoot Reservation, South of St. Mary
Location Narrative ? From St. Mary Grocery drive S on Route 89 about 1.25 mi to a large pullout on right side of road. Take gravel road that leads down hill from that pullout to the end of that gravel road. Park and walk 75 paces back up the road and head east (left) about
State or Province ? Montana
Country ? United States
Named Places
quadrangle: Saint Mary
area|country|territory: United States
region|state|province: Montana
Layout Fields: 
Shape ? Circle
Area ? 0
Permanence ? permanent plot
Environment Fields: 
Elevation ? 1461.82079777803 m
Slope Aspect ? 315 º
Slope Gradient ? 2.5 º
Topographic Position ? Lowslope
Landform ? draw
Surficial Deposits ? Glacial Deposits: Glaciofluvial
Representativeness ? good
Soil Drainage ? moderately well drained
Soil Depth ? 0 m
Percent Bedrock ? 0 %
Percent Rock / Gravel ? 2 %
Percent Wood ? 1 %
Percent Litter ? 4 %
Percent Bare Soil ? 1 %
Percent Water ? 1 %
Percent Other ? 1 %
Name Other ? basal veg=1
Methods Fields: 
Observation Start Date ? 22-Jun-2000
Observation End Date ? 22-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 ? Small stream running through the corner of plot, and dried stream beds running through plot. Plot is very wet, with small open areas that have high OSMOCC & ELYGLA cover. Upland to N of plot is POPTRE/OSMOCC. Upland to S of plot is seral ABILAS with un
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 balsamifera L. Populus balsamifera L. Populus balsamifera balsam poplar Populus balsamifera L. **   Populus balsamifera L. Populus balsamifera balsam poplar Populus balsamifera L. **   Canopy
20 %
03       -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. **   Canopy
12 %
03       -none-
3 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
3 %
02       -none-
4 Ribes inerme Rydb. Ribes inerme Rydb. Ribes inerme whitestem gooseberry Ribes inerme Rydb. **   Ribes inerme Rydb. Ribes inerme whitestem gooseberry Ribes inerme Rydb. **   Tall Shrub
10 %
03       -none-
5 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-
6 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-
7 Cornus sericea L. Cornus sericea L. Cornus sericea redosier dogwood Cornus sericea L. **   Cornus sericea L. Cornus sericea redosier dogwood Cornus sericea L. **   Tall Shrub
0.5 %
01       -none-
8 Lonicera involucrata Banks ex Spreng. Lonicera involucrata Banks ex Spreng. Lonicera involucrata twinberry honeysuckle Lonicera involucrata Banks ex Spreng. **   Lonicera involucrata Banks ex Spreng. Lonicera involucrata twinberry honeysuckle Lonicera involucrata Banks ex Spreng. **   Tall Shrub
0.5 %
01       -none-
9 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
40 %
04       -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
20 %
03       -none-
11 Elymus glaucus Buckl. Elymus glaucus Buckl. Elymus glaucus blue wildrye Elymus glaucus Buckl. **   Elymus glaucus Buckl. Elymus glaucus blue wildrye Elymus glaucus Buckl. **   Herbaceous
10 %
03       -none-
12 Urtica dioica L. Urtica dioica L. Urtica dioica stinging nettle Urtica dioica L. **   Urtica dioica L. Urtica dioica stinging nettle Urtica dioica L. **   Herbaceous
10 %
03       -none-
13 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
10 %
03       -none-
14 Heracleum maximum Bartr. Heracleum maximum Bartr. Heracleum maximum common cowparsnip Heracleum maximum Bartr. **   Heracleum maximum Bartr. Heracleum maximum common cowparsnip Heracleum maximum Bartr. **   Herbaceous
10 %
03       -none-
15 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-
16 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
3 %
02       -none-
17 Veronica officinalis L. Veronica officinalis L. Veronica officinalis common gypsyweed Veronica officinalis L. **   Veronica officinalis L. Veronica officinalis common gypsyweed Veronica officinalis L. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
18 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
0.5 %
01       -none-
19 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-
20 Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link ssp. amplexicaule (Nutt.) LaFrankie Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link ssp. amplexicaule (Nutt.) LaFrankie Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule feathery false lily of the vally Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link ssp. amplexicaule (Nutt.) LaFrankie **   Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link ssp. amplexicaule (Nutt.) LaFrankie Maianthemum racemosum ssp. amplexicaule feathery false lily of the vally Maianthemum racemosum (L.) Link ssp. amplexicaule (Nutt.) LaFrankie **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
21 Senecio hydrophiloides Rydb. Senecio hydrophiloides Rydb. Senecio hydrophiloides tall groundwel Senecio hydrophiloides Rydb. **   Senecio hydrophiloides Rydb. Senecio hydrophiloides tall groundwel Senecio hydrophiloides Rydb. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
22 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
0.5 %
01       -none-
23 Veratrum viride Ait. Veratrum viride Ait. Veratrum viride green false hellebore Veratrum viride Ait. **   Veratrum viride Ait. Veratrum viride green false hellebore Veratrum viride Ait. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
24 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
0.5 %
01       -none-
25 Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link Maianthemum stellatum starry false lily of the vally Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link **   Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link Maianthemum stellatum starry false lily of the vally Maianthemum stellatum (L.) Link **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
26 Equisetum arvense L. Equisetum arvense L. Equisetum arvense field horsetail Equisetum arvense L. **   Equisetum arvense L. Equisetum arvense field horsetail Equisetum arvense L. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
27 Disporum hookeri (Torr.) Nichols. Disporum hookeri (Torr.) Nichols. Disporum hookeri drops of gold Disporum hookeri (Torr.) Nichols. **   Disporum hookeri (Torr.) Nichols. Disporum hookeri drops of gold Disporum hookeri (Torr.) Nichols. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
28 Actaea rubra (Ait.) Willd. Actaea rubra (Ait.) Willd. Actaea rubra red baneberry Actaea rubra (Ait.) Willd. **   Actaea rubra (Ait.) Willd. Actaea rubra red baneberry Actaea rubra (Ait.) Willd. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
29 Carex L. Carex L. Carex sedge Carex L. **   Carex L. Carex sedge Carex L. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
30 Aster conspicuus Lindl. Aster conspicuus Lindl. Aster conspicuus Aster conspicuus Lindl. **   Aster conspicuus Lindl. **   Aster conspicuus Lindl. Aster conspicuus Aster conspicuus Lindl. **   Aster conspicuus Lindl. **   Herbaceous
0.5 %
01       -none-
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Stratum Definitions:
Stratum Type ?Stratum Base ?Stratum Height ?Stratum Cover ?
Canopy 10 m 15 m 30 %
Dwarf Shrub     0 %
Emergent     0 %
Epiphyte     0 %
Herbaceous 0.5 m 1 m 90 %
Nonvascular     0 %
Short Shrub     0 %
Sub-Canopy 2 m 5 m 5 %
Tall Shrub 0.5 m 1 m 20 %
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 ?
Populus tremuloides - Populus balsamifera ssp. trichocarpa / Osmorhiza occidentalis Forest       no  
Lee, Michael
Details 01-Jul-2003  
Community Concept ?Class Fit ?Class Confidence ?Community Authority Reference ?Typal ?
CEGL000542       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 brownish-gray in color and very silty with very little sand. Very little rock content. Made a ribbon 1+ inch long.


Disturbance Data:
Disturbance Type ?Disturbance Intensity ?Disturbance Comment ?
Animal, general   Bear scat in plot.


User Defined Values
No User Defined Data for this plot