Loch Awe Level II plot - Ground vegetation - 2001

Vegetation coverage (%) of forest floor by herb, tree, shrub, bryophyte and litter layers - Loch Awe 2001 survey.

Graph showing coverage: Bare ground=1.1%, Litter=92.5%, Tree layer (>5m)=0%, Shrub layer (2-5m)=0%, Herb layer=0.2%, Bryophytes=5.0%

10x 10 m sub-plot Number of species present Dominant species
Herbaceous plants Trees and shrubs Grasses Sedges Ferns Bryophytes
1 0
2 4 Dryopteris dilatata
(≤5%)
Thuidium tamariscinum,
Blecnum spicant,
Plagiothecium undulatum
(≤5%)
3 0
4 2 Thuidium tamariscinum,
Hypnum sp.
(≤5%)
5 1 Hypnum sp.
(≤5%)
6 0
7 1 Thuidium tamariscinum
(≤5%)
8 1 Thuidium tamariscinum
(≤5%)
9 0
10 8 Dryopteris dilatata
(≤5%)
Polytrichum commune,
Thuidium tamariscinum
(6 to 25%)

Key to percentage cover:

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