Thetford Level II plot - Ground vegetation - 2001

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

Graph showing coverage: Bare ground=2%, Litter=10.6%, Tree layer (>5m)=0%, Shrub layer (2-5m)=1.8%, Herb layer=78.8%, Bryophytes=70%

10x 10 m sub-plot Number of species present Dominant species
Herbaceous plants Trees and shrubs Grasses Sedges Ferns Bryophytes
1 13 Urtica dioica,
Glechoma hederacea
(6 to 25%)
Rubus fruticosus
(≤5%)
Holcus lanatus,
Agrostis stolonifera
(≤5%)
Eurhynchium praelongum,
Pseudoscleropodium purum
(51 to 75%)
2 6 Urtica dioica
(6 to 25%)
Rubus fruticosus
(≤5%)
Holcus lanatus
(51 to 75%)
Pseudoscleropodium purum
(76 to 100%)
3 11 Glechoma hederacea
(6 to 25%)
Rubus fruticosus
(≤5%)
Holcus lanatus
(51 to 75%)
Pteridium aquilinum
(26 to 50%)
Eurhynchium praelongum
(51 to 75%)
4 15 Urtica dioica,
Glechoma hederacea
(6 to 25%)
Fagus sylvatica,
Crataegus monogyna
(≤5%)
Holcus lanatus
(≤5%)
Pteridium aquilinum
(51 to 75%)
Pseudoscleropodium purum
(≤5%)
5 11 Glechoma hederacea,
Humulus lupulus
(≤5%)
Fagus sylvatica
(≤5%)
Holcus lanatus,
Agrostis canina
(6 to 25%)
Pteridium aquilinum
(26 to 50%)
Pseudoscleropodium purum
(6 to 25%)
6 10 Glechoma hederacea
(26 to 50%)
Holcus lanatus
(6 to 25%)
Eurhynchium praelongum,
Pseudoscleropodium purum,
Thuidium tamariscinum
(6 to 25%)
7 12 Urtica dioica
(26 to 50%)
Quercus robur
(≤5%)
Holcus lanatus
(≤5%)
Thuidium tamariscinum
(6 to 25%)
8 10 Glechoma hederacea
(26 to 50%)
Rubus fruticosus
(≤5%)
Holcus lanatus
(26 to 50%)
Eurhynchium praelongum
(51 to 75%)
9 12 Urtica dioica,
Glechoma hederacea
(≤5%)
Rubus fruticosus,
Prunus spinosa
(≤5%)
Holcus lanatus
(≤5%)
Pteridium aquilinum
(26 to 50%)
Eurhynchium praelongum
(51 to 75%)
10 10 Urtica dioica
(6 to 25%)
Crataegus monogyna
(≤5%)
Holcus lanatus
(≤5%)
Pteridium aquilinum
(51 to 75%)
Eurhynchium praelongum,
Thuidium tamariscinum
(6 to 25%)

Key to percentage cover:

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