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Vegetation : Abies Lasiocarpa forest (elevation 5200-6300 feet), 1951

Catalog Data

Collection name:
Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975
Physical Description:
1 field book
Physical Location:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Box 14 Folder 42
Record type:
Fieldbook record
Object Type:
Field notes
United States
Deduct Spring
Milk Shakes
Date Range:
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The vegetation observation sheets documenting Helmut Buechner's work, July 22 - August 4, 1951. Sheets list type of environment (e.g. open timber), location, date, exposure, slope, elevation, base line number, transect number, plot number, scats (elk - fresh, old; mule deer - fresh, old), followed by species of plant followed with production (gr.) with green wt. dry wt.; utilization (%) of paired plot; and coverage (t, 1, 2, 3). Species of plants are listed under headings: grass, forbs, shrubs, and trees. Additionally he lists range of time for observations, and on the verso of forms are narrative description of environment and additional lists of data on plants. Locations include Table Rock, Milk Shakes, Deduck Springs [Deduct Spring] in Oregon.
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Accession #:
SIA RU007279
Access Information:
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Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975
See more records associated with this person:
Buechner, Helmut K. (Helmut Karl), 1918-1975
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project