Chiricahua Mountains
Basic information
Sample name: Chiricahua Mountains

Reference: D. A. Sawyer and T. B. Kinraide. 1980. The forest vegetation at higher altitudes in the Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona. American Midland Naturalist 104(2):224-241 [ER 26]
Country: United States
State: Arizona

Coordinate: 31° 51' N, 109° 17' W
Basis of coordinate: based on nearby landmark
Geography comments: "The study centered in the Chiricahua Wilderness along the main crest of the range, extending 10 km from Rustler to Monte Vista"
coordinate is based on Chiricahua Peak
most stands were between 2600 and 2900 m
Climate and habitat
Habitat: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest
Substrate: ground surface
MAT: 6.2
MAP: 850.0
Habitat comments: MAT and MAP are estimates for an elevation of 2750 m given in the text
Life forms: trees
Sites: 40
Site area: 1.000
Sample size: 2453
Years: 1976
Days: 60
Minimum size: 10.0cm dbh
Basal area: total is 53.4244
Sampling comments: forty 250 m2 plots
basal area is the sum of per-plot "dominance" values in dm2 (= 1/100th of a m2) given on p. 235
Sample: 100
Contributor: John Alroy
Enterer: Albert Garcia Selles
Created: 2013-02-25 13:13:18
Modified: 2017-11-06 18:51:33
Abundance distribution
9 species
0 singletons
total count 2453
standardised richness: 9.0
Fisher's α: 1.178
geometric series k: 0.5779
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8074
Shannon's H: 1.8243
Good's u: 1.0000