In addition, a sampling foray (NC Vegetation Survey PULSE) was conducted in higher quality examples of natural communities during this period, which permitted more detailed data collection. The follow-up activity from this sampling event resulted in the assignment of numerous plots to vegetation types.
- NatureServe. 2004. International Ecological Classification Standard: Terrestrial Ecological Classifications. Uwharrie National Forest Final Report. Arlington, VA and NatureServe Ecology South. Durham, NC. Data current as of April 30, 2004.