Plant Species Composition via Nested Circles Method

Plant species composition in the Michigan Extensive sites of the GLBRC Biofuel Biodiversity Study via the nested circles method of 1, 10, and 100 m2 centered on the sampling station.

This datatable is part of the Michigan GLBRC Extensive Sites dataset. The Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center’s (GLBRC) Extensive Sites are farm-scale fields located on working farms. Fields of corn, switchgrass, and restored prairie are represented at each of 10 locations in 13 counties in Michigan.

Note

Experiment: GLBRC Biodiversity Experiment
Data available from: August 2008 to August 2010
Dataset: KBS080
Datatable ID: KBS080-003.24
Core Areas Populations,Disturbance
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Last Updated 2017-01-26
Status
  • Completed
Variate Description Units
sample date date of sample collection
site experiment location
habitat biofuel crop
sitename biofuel crop
species plant species
area of first occurrence species first occurred in nested area of 1,10 or 100m2 squaremeter
comments specific notes about the data row

Data Excerpt

sample_date site habitat sitename species area_of_first_occurrence comments
2010-08-19 Michigan GLBRC Extensive site switchgrass SW13 2010 StationA Panicum virgatum L. 1 P. virgatum with distinctive appearing, sterile inflorescence area of first occurrence is 100 m2
2010-08-19 Michigan GLBRC Extensive site switchgrass SW13 2010 StationB Panicum virgatum L. 1 P. virgatum with distinctive appearing, sterile inflorescence area of first occurrence is 100 m2
2010-08-19 Michigan GLBRC Extensive site switchgrass SW13 2010 StationB Digitaria ischaemum (Schreb. Ex Schweig.) Schreb. ex Muhl. 100
2010-08-19 Michigan GLBRC Extensive site switchgrass SW13 2010 StationD Panicum virgatum L. 1 P. virgatum with distinctive appearing, sterile inflorescence area of first occurrence is 10 m2
2010-08-19 Michigan GLBRC Extensive site switchgrass SW13 2010 StationC Panicum virgatum L. 1 P. virgatum with distinctive appearing, sterile inflorescence area of first occurrence is 100 m2
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