Tummel Level II plot - Ground vegetation - 2001

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

Graph showing coverage: Bare ground=5.0%, Litter=96.5%, Tree layer (>5m)=0%, Shrub layer (2-5m)=0%, Herb layer=1.7%, Bryophytes=9.2%

10x 10 m sub-plot Number of species present Dominant species
Herbaceous plants Trees and shrubs Grasses Sedges Ferns Bryophytes
1 7 Galium saxatile,
Viola rivinia
(≤5%)
Hypnum cupressiforme
(6 to 25%)
2 3 Hypnum cupressiforme,
Thuidium tamariscinum
(≤5%)
3 2 Hypnum cupressiforme
(≤5%)
4 2 Hypnum cupressiforme,
Thuidium tamariscinum
(≤5%)
5 2 Thuidium tamariscinum,
Rhytidiadelphus loreus
(≤5%)
6 6 Viola rivinia
(≤5%)
Agrostis vinealis
(≤5%)
Dryopteris dilatata
(≤5%)
Hypnum cupressiforme,
Plagiomnium undulatum,
Polytrichum commune
(≤5%)
7 1 Hypnum cupressiforme
(≤5%)
8 3 Viola rivinia
(≤5%)
Hypnum cupressiforme,
Plagiomnium undulatum
(≤5%)
9 0
10 1 Hypnum cupressiforme
(≤5%)

Key to percentage cover:

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