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Table 2 The functional groups’ cover (1) and the number of species (2)

From: Associations between forest vegetation and the fertility of soil organic horizons in northwestern Russia

Cajander’s site type Number of plots Dwarf shrubs Herbs Grasses & sedges Green mosses Sphagnum mosses Lichens
1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 2
Karelia, northern taiga
 3 9 47.6a 4.6 5.1 7.9 1.8 3.0 57.4 8.2 6.0 1.6 0.2 1.6
5.2b 0.6 2.2 1.6 0.3 0.4 7.2 0.8 3.2 0.5 0.1 0.4
 4 26 50.3 5.1 1.2 3.4 1.0 1.4 47.7 6.2 1.6 0.7 11.3 3.8
4.1 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.2 4.5 0.4 0.7 0.2 2.8 0.4
 5 3 43.4 6.7 2.1 2.0 0.7 1.0 33.5 6.7 11.2 2.3 39.6 6.7
7.9 1.5 1.8 0.6 0.4 0.6 7.1 1.2 10.7 1.2 6.5 0.9
Karelia, middle taiga
 1 2 8.8 1.5 57.3 30.5 7.3 6.0 28.8 14.5 0 0 0 1.0
8.2 0.5 8.2 2.5 4.5 1.0 2.2 3.5 0 0 0 1.0
 2 6 6.0 2.2 40.9 28.5 5.6 6.7 21.5 15.3 13.4 2.2 0 0
1.6 0.2 12.3 2.6 1.6 0.8 6.9 1.9 8.7 1.1 0 0
 3 16 23.6 2.3 8.1 14.9 6.1 4.5 43.9 10.9 6.0 1.5 0 1.1
2.2 0.1 1.6 1.5 1.6 0.4 5.3 0.7 2.2 0.4 0 0.3
 4 13 34.7 4.3 1.7 5.0 2.5 2.3 63.9 9.1 2.8 1.3 7.4 5.2
3.7 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.8 0.3 7.2 0.7 1.7 0.3 3.5 1.0
Karelian Isthmus, middle taiga
 2 12 14.2 2.0 28.3 23.7 5.1 6.8 10.2 8.9 9.1 1.3 0 0
2.7 0.0 4.9 3.0 1.7 0.6 4.0 0.6 4.2 0.5 0 0
 3 23 21.7 2.9 9.5 10.9 7.5 5.1 29.5 7.2 18.5 1.1 0 0.4
2.8 0.2 2.3 1.4 1.6 0.5 5.1 0.4 6.8 0.2 0 0.2
 4 6 16.0 4.5 4.3 4.7 0.4 2.5 73.0 5.3 0 0 0.6 2.3
4.7 0.6 2.2 1.6 0.4 1.1 11.2 0.6 0 0 0.2 0.5
  1. Here and in Tables 3 and 4: a – mean, b – standard error