Wykeham Level II plot - Ground vegetation - 2004

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

Graph showing coverage: Bare ground=6.5%, Litter=79.5%, Tree layer (>5m)=0%, Shrub layer (2-5m)=0%, Herb layer=2.6%, Bryophytes=2.3%

10x 10 m sub-plot Number of species present Dominant species
Herbaceous plants Trees and shrubs Grasses Sedges Ferns Bryophytes
1 4 Oxalis acetosella
(26 to 50%)
Fraxinus sp.
(≤5%)
Mnium hornum,
Hypnum sp.
(≤5%)
2 2 Dryopteris dilatata
(≤5%)
Mnium hornum
(≤5%)
3 2 Dryopteris dilatata
(≤5%)
Mnium hornum
(≤5%)
4 2 Dryopteris dilatata
(≤5%)
Mnium hornum
(≤5%)
5 3 Fraxinus sp.
(≤5%)
Dryopteris dilatata
(≤5%)
Mnium hornum
(≤5%)
6 2 Fraxinus sp.
(≤5%)
Mnium hornum
(≤5%)
7 1 Dryopteris dilatata
(≤5%)
8 1 Dryopteris dilatata
(≤5%)
9 2 Dryopteris dilatata
(≤5%)
Mnium hornum
(≤5%)
10 3 Oxalis acetosella
(≤5%)
Dryopteris dilatata
(≤5%)
Mnium hornum
(≤5%)

Key to percentage cover:

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