Tummel Level II plot - Ground vegetation - 2004

Vegetation coverage (%) of forest floor by herb, tree, shrub, bryophyte and litter layers - Tummel 2004 survey.

Graph showing coverage: Bare ground=0.6%, Litter=55.8%, Tree layer (>5m)=0%, Shrub layer (2-5m)=0%, Herb layer=0%, Bryophytes=0%

10x 10 m sub-plot Number of species present Dominant species
Herbaceous plants Trees and shrubs Grasses Sedges Ferns Bryophytes
1 3 Pteridium aquilinum,
Dryopteris dilatata
(≤5%)
Hypnum sp.
(76 to 100%)
2 0
3 3 Hypnum sp.
(≤5%)
4 2 Hypnum sp.,
Plagiothecium undulatum
(≤5%)
5 3 Hypnum sp.
(76 to 100%)
6 3 Dryopteris dilatata
(≤5%)
Plagiothecium undulatum
(26 to 50%)
7 1 Hypnum sp.
(76 to 100%)
8 4 Dryopteris dilatata
(76 to 100%)
Thuidium tamariscinum
(≤5%)
9 0
10 0

Key to percentage cover:

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