First Flowering Dates for Plants on the Ridgeline of Mt. Mansfield, Vermont, USA

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29 March 2024
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The first flowering dates as recorded by Green Mountain Club Rangers on the Mount Mansfield, Vermont ridgeline near and above treeline from 1975 to 1986.

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Green Mountain Club Rangers (2024). First Flowering Dates for Plants on the Ridgeline of Mt. Mansfield, Vermont, USA. Version 1.0. Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Occurrence dataset.


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Occurrence; Observation


Green Mountain Club Rangers
  • Originator
alpine zone rangers
Green Mountain Club
Kent McFarland
  • Metadata Provider
  • Publisher
  • Point Of Contact
conservation biologist
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
05091 Norwich

Geographic Coverage

Mount Mansfield ridgeline, Vermont, USA

Bounding Coordinates South West [44.516, -72.825], North East [44.556, -72.799]

Taxonomic Coverage


Kingdom Plantae

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 0011-06-29 / 0014-06-09

Sampling Methods

First flowering date recorded each year as noted by alpine rangers on the hiking trails daily.

Study Extent Mount Mansfield ridgeline near or above treeline.
Quality Control none

Method step description:

  1. Rangers noted flowering plant and identified it while hiking on trails.