Vegetation Analysis: Vegetation Survey

SUMMARY

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Vegetation
  • Plant communities in the Mt. Mansfield alpine zone vary from those of White Mountain and Adirondack peaks
  • Mt. Mansfield summit soil is typically organic, acidic, and dark
CURRENT PARTICIPANT(S)

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

(1991-06-01 - 1994-09-30) Establishment of long-term sampling sites on the Mt. Mansfield Summit and Sunset Ridge for monitoring plant distribution and environmental conditions. Survey vegetation changes with elevation on the western slopes of Mt. Mansfield. Survey the floristic composition of vegetation on the western slopes of Mt. Mansfield based on elevation.

Lichen growing on a rocky surface.

Lichen growing on a rocky surface.

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