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Table 7 Mean total number of trees per hectare ± SE and number of trees per hectare for the 5 most common species in aspen, burn, and thinned conifer habitat types, Lincoln National Forest, 2005– 2006

From: Herbivory of sympatric elk and cattle on Lincoln National Forest, south-central New Mexico

Habitat type Species Trees · ha−1
2005 2006
Aspen Populus tremuloides 559 512
Abies concolor 222 396
Pseudotsuga menziesii 158 196
Quercus gambelii 67 73
Robinia neomexicana 48
Acer glabrum 30
TOTAL 1149 ± 16 1254 ± 13
Burn Pinus ponderosa 44 39
Pseudotsuga menziesii 31 20
Juniperus deppeana 21 39
Quercus gambelii 15
Abies concolor 11 7
Pinus strobiformis 20
TOTAL 137 ± 81 131 ± 49
Thinned Pseudotsuga menziesii 158 174
Abies concolor 89 136
Populus tremuloides 28
Quercus gambelii 13 25
Pinus ponderosa 8
Pinus strobiformis 39
Picea engelmannii 28
TOTAL 329 ± 30 454 ± 22