Study ID 298

Long-term mapped quadrats from Kansas prairie demographic information for herbaceaous plants

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Realm: Terrestrial
Climate: Temperate
Biome: Temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Central latitude: 38.800000
Central longitude: -99.300000
Duration: 56 years, from 1903 to 1972

147201 records

146 distinct species

Across the time series Bouteloua gracilis is the most frequently occurring species

Citation(s):

Adler, P.B., Tyburczy, W.R. & Lauenroth, W.K. (2007) Long-term mapped quadrats from Kansas prairie: demographic information for herbaceaous plants. Ecology, 88, 2673-2673.

Methods

Every year from 1932 to 1972. researchers in Hays. Kansas (USA). mapped all individual plants in a series of 1-m2 quadrats in a mixed grass prairie. Unit of abundance = NA, Unit of biomass = Cover