Dataset Overview

Percent cover class code for each 10 x 10 m quadrat using a modified Braun-Blanquet scale (6 = > 50%; 5 = 25-50%; 4 = 10-25%; 3 = 5-10%; 2 = 1-5%; 1 = < 1%-scattered; r = solitary individual).

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To classify ecological communities in the Lye Brook Area based on vegetation.

Data Collection Status

Data collection for this dataset has been completed

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696 records with 3 fields

Data Availability

Available for download

Data License

CC BY-NC-SA - Attribution, Non-commercial, Share alike license logo

Preferred Citation

Nancy Burt. 1993. Cover Classes for Herbs, Ferns, Mosses and Lichens. Green Mountain National Forest. FEMC. Can be found at:

Update Frequency

Not planned

Maintenance Plan

No maintenance planned


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