Loch Awe Level II plot - Ground vegetation - 1998

Vegetation coverage (%) of forest floor by herb, tree, shrub, bryophyte and litter layers - Loch Awe 1998 survey.

Graph showing coverage: Bare ground=1.7%, Litter=98%, Tree layer (>5m)=0%, Shrub layer (2-5m)=0%, Herb layer=0%, Bryophytes=10.6%

10x 10 m sub-plot Number of species present Dominant species
Herbaceous plants Trees and shrubs Grasses Sedges Ferns Bryophytes
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 2 Polytrichum commune,
Thuidium tamariscinum
(≤5%)
7 2 Polytrichum commune,
Thuidium tamariscinum
(≤5%)
8 2 Polytrichum commune,
Thuidium tamariscinum
(≤5%)
9 0
10 6 Dryopteris dilatata
(26 to 50%)
Thuidium tamariscinum
(≤5%)

Key to percentage cover:

  • ≤ 5%
  • 6 to 25%
  • 26 to 50%
  • 51 to 75%
  • 76 to 100%