Vegetation : Holodiscus shrub (elevation 4000-5200 feet), 1951

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The vegetation observation sheets documenting Helmut Buechner's work, July 8 - 9, September 19, 1951. Sheets come in two formats. First sheets include date, location, base line #, trst #, Plt #, species with subheadings (grasses, forbs, shrubs, trees), remarks, and % utilization. The second set of 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. Locations include Elk Pt (September) and Green Peak, Lewis Peak, Bull Ridge (July). Some sites are in Oregon.

Date Range


Start Date

Jul 08, 1951

End Date

Sep 19, 1951

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  • Plants
  • Botany


  • Oregon
  • United States


  • 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 50