Bonayer Forest
Basic information
Sample name: Bonayer Forest

Reference: C. K. Bougher and J. E. Winstead. 1974. A phytosociological study of a relict hardwood forest in Barren County, Kentucky. Transactions of the Kentucky Academy of Science 35(1-2):44-54 [ER 2103]
Country: United States
State: Kentucky

Coordinate: 37° 1' N, 86° 4' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "25 miles (40.25 km) east of Bowling Green and 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Glasgow on U.S. Highway 67 at the village of Bonayer" (coordinate based on Bon Ayr)
altitude range of 165 to 229 m is for this part of the county and is from Johnson (1980, Western Kentucky University M.S. thesis)
Habitat: temperate broadleaf/mixed forest
Altered habitat: fragment
Protection: unprotected
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 13.8
MAP: 1294.0
Habitat comments: "approximately 14.5 acres (5.9 hectares) of mature hardwood forest... there has been no timber removed except for dead chestnut trees after the epidemic of chestnut blight in the late 1930's"
climate data are for Bowling Green and are from Rhoades et al. (2002, Restoration Ecology)
Life forms: trees
Sites: 30
Site area: 0.300
Sampling methods: quadrat
Sample size: 214
Years: 1971
Minimum size: 5.0cm dbh
Basal area: 31.8000 per ha
Sampling comments: "23 quadrats of 10 m x 10 m dimenstions were placed on 4 transect lines with a 30-m interval between each quadrat. Seven additional 100-m2 quadrats were placed at random in the remaining area"
Sample: 2053
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: John Alroy
Created: 2016-06-12 15:06:25
Modified: 2020-06-05 19:03:52
Abundance distribution
24 species
5 singletons
total count 214
extrapolated richness: 30.7
Fisher's α: 6.933
geometric series k: 0.8665
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.9254
Shannon's H: 2.7992
Good's u: 0.9767
Each square represents a species. Square sizes are proportional to counts.