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

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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.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 22, 1951

End Date

Aug 04, 1951

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  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Oregon
  • Milk Shakes
  • United States
  • Deduct Spring


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007279

Collection name

Helmut Karl Buechner Papers, 1939-1975

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 14 Folder 42