Table 1. Tree seedlin╬▒s counted in common ROW Dlant cover tvoes in 1984, 1985 and 1986
Cover typeDominant species 1986Cover value %YearNumber tree seedlings per acre Height classTotal
1 ft.1-3 ft.
Resistant to tree invasion
1. Grass-shrub (Fescue-dewberry)Fescue grass881984000
Poverty grass151985000
Bear Oak381986000
Dewberry38
Blackberry15
2. Herb-grass(Hayscented fern-poverty grass)Hayscented fern381984000
Sheep sorrel381985000
Poverty grass151986000
3. Shrub-grass(Blueberry-fescue)Blueberry631984000
Bear oak151985000
Fescue grass381986000
Dewberry38
Witchhazel38
4. Grass-herb(Poverty grass-loosestrife)Poverty grass831984000
Panic grass15198540040
Loosestrife151986000
5. Grass-shrub(Fescue-witchhazel)Fescue grass87198404040
Panic grass151985404080
Witchhazel381986000
6. Herb-grass(Goldenrod-fescue)Goldenrod581984000
Fescue15198540040
1986000
Not resistant to tree invasion
1. Shrub-herb(Witchhazel-blackberry)Witchhazel6819840400400
Blackberry381985200200400
Sheep sorrel381986200500700
Hayscented fern38
2. Shrub-herb(Blackberry-bracken)Blackberry631984000
Blueberry38198516040200
Dewberry3819868040120
Sweetfern15
Bracken15
Goldenrod15
Vernal sedge15
3. Shrub-grass(Blackberry-poverty)grass)Blackberry631984000
Poverty grass6319858080160
Goldenrod15198680120200
4. Shrub-herb(Dewberry-hayscented fern)Dewberry631984000
Blackberry151985280120400
Blueberry15198628040320
Hayscented fern38
5. Tree-shrub(Tree sprouts-blueberry)Tree sprouts801984124001240
Blueberry531985352019605480
Dewberry151986112020403160
Bracken38
Vernal sedge15
Loosestrife3
6. Tree-shrub(Tree sprouts-dewberry)Tree sprouts105198480320400
Dewberry881985200240440
Blueberry381986120200320