Site Identification

CWC Reference Number: 142
State: PA
County: Huntingdon
Municipality: Jackson
USGS Quad: McAlevy's Fort
Watershed: Juniata River
Hydrogeomorphic Class: Slope/Riparian Depression
Disturbance Class: Pristine
Dominant Vegetation Class: ---
Wetland Area: 0.2
Year(s) Sampled: 2000

Site 142 - Whipper


Mean Site Cover
Herbaceous: 70.83
Woody: 84.16

Dominant Species
Vegetation type Scientific name (common name) NWI
Herbaceous Thelypteris noveboracensis (New York fern) 3
Moss sp. (Moss) ---
Onoclea sensibilis (Sensitive fern) 2
Fraxinus sp. (Ash) NI
Maianthemum canadense (Wild lily of the valley) 3.33
Shrub Rhododendron sp. (Azalea/rhododendron) NI
Fraxinus sp. (Ash) NI
Berberis thunbergii (Japanese barberry) 4
Betula allegheniensis (Yellow birch) 3
Cornus sericea (Red osier dogwood) 1.67
Tree Tsuga canadensis (Eastern hemlock) 4
Quercus alba (White oak) 4
Snag (Dead tree) NI
Fraxinus pennsylvanica (Green ash) 2
Acer saccharum (Sugar maple) 4.33

Weighted Indicator Status (dominant spp.)
Herbaceous: 2.89
Shrub: 3.46
Tree: 3.71
Indicator Status (all spp.)
Herbaceous: 2.83
Shrub: 2.89
Tree: 3.37
Species Richness:
Total: 51
Herbaceous: 34
Shrubs: 5
Trees: 12

Site 142 - Whipper