Plant Data Sheet


Species (common name, Latin name)




Climate, elevation


Local occurrence (where, how common)


Habitat preferences


Plant strategy type/successional stage (stress-tolerator, competitor, weedy/colonizer, seral, late successional)


Associated species


May be collected as: (seed, layered, divisions, etc.)


Collection restrictions or guidelines


Seed germination (needs dormancy breaking?)


Seed life (can be stored, short shelf-life, long shelf-life)


Recommended seed storage conditions


Propagation recommendations (plant seeds, vegetative parts, cuttings, etc.)


Soil or medium requirements (inoculum necessary?)


Installation form (form, potential for successful outcomes, cost)


Recommended planting density


Care requirements after installed (water weekly, water once etc.)


Normal rate of growth or spread; lifespan


Sources cited


Data compiled by (student name and date)