Fine Filter Views of Natural Communities in Northern Virginia

The plot set used was limited to plots in Northern Virginia. Due to the physiographic peculiarities of Northern Virginia, we determined that we wanted to segment the statewide data and focus on plots collected nearby. The intention was to create a fine-filter view of the Natural Communities as they present in Northern Virginia, again to improve the effectiveness of restoration efforts here. The following map shows the distribution of the plots (in blue) included in the analysis of fine-filter communities