Thetford Level II plot - Ground vegetation - 1998

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

Graph showing coverage: Bare ground=1.2%, Litter=42.4%, Tree layer (>5m)=0%, Shrub layer (2-5m)=0%, Herb layer=61.8%, Bryophytes=42.6%

10x 10 m sub-plot Number of species present Dominant species
Herbaceous plants Trees and shrubs Grasses Sedges Ferns Bryophytes
1 10 Geranium robertianum,
Glechoma hederacea
(≤5%)
Rubus fruticosus
(≤5%)
Holcus lanatus
(6 to 25%)
Isothecium myosuroides
(51 to 75%)
2 11 Glechoma hederacea
(26 to 50%)
Rubus fruticosus,
Quercus robur
(≤5%)
Holcus lanatus,
Deschampsia flexuosa
(6 to 25%)
Thuidium tamariscinum
(≤5%)
3 13 Geranium robertianum,
Glechoma hederacea,
Moehringia trinervia
(≤5%)
Rubus fruticosus
(≤5%)
Holcus lanatus
(6 to 25%)
Pteridium aquilinum
(6 to 25%)
Thuidium tamariscinum
(76 to 100%)
4 12 Geranium robertianum,
Glechoma hederacea,
Urtica dioica
(6 to 25%)
Rubus fruticosus
(≤5%)
Carex sylvatica
(≤5%)
Pteridium aquilinum
(26 to 50%)
Thuidium tamariscinum
(6 to 25%)
5 8 Geranium robertianum
(≤5%)
Rubus fruticosus
(≤5%)
Pteridium aquilinum
(76 to 100%)
Thuidium tamariscinum
(≤5%)
6 15 Geranium robertianum,
Glechoma hederacea,
Urtica dioica,
Humulus lupulus,
Galium aparine
(≤5%)
Rubus fruticosus
(≤5%)
Agrostis stolonifera
(6 to 25%)
Thuidium tamariscinum
(51 to 75%)
7 11 Urtica dioica
(76 to 100%)
Acer pseudoplatanus
(≤5%)
Deschampsia flexuosa
(≤5%)
8 13 Urtica dioica
(26 to 50%)
Rubus fruticosus,
Crataegus monogyna,
Acer pseudoplatanus,
Rhamnus catharticus
(≤5%)
Deschampsia flexuosa
(≤5%)
Carex sylvatica
(≤5%)
Thuidium tamariscinum
(≤5%)
9 13 Geranium robertianum,
Glechoma hederacea
(6 to 25%)
Prunus spinosa,
Rubus fruticosus,
Crataegus monogyna
(≤5%)
Pteridium aquilinum
(51 to 75%)
Thuidium tamariscinum,
Pseudoscleropodium purum
(26 to 50%)
10 9 Glechoma hederacea
(6 to 25%)
Rubus fruticosus
(≤5%)
Pteridium aquilinum
(76 to 100%)
Thuidium tamariscinum
(≤5%)

Key to percentage cover:

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