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Table 1 Primary dominant plant species and their plant functional type (PFT) and relative importance value (RIV, %) along well transects

From: Livestock grazing and trampling effects on plant functional composition at three wells in the desert steppe of Mongolia

Distance (m) Bshrub (PFT, RIV) Sshrub (PFT, RIV) shrubL (PFT, RIV)
0–20 Convolvulus ammanii (GE, 50%) Peganum nigellastrum (GT, 50%)
100–120 Allium mongolicum (EH, 17%) Stipa gobica (EH, 33%) Peganum nigellastrum (GT, 50%)
Allium polyrrhizum (EH, 50%) Convolvulus ammanii (GE, 50%)
200–220 Allium polyrrhizum (EH, 33%) Convolvulus ammanii (GE, 33%) Peganum nigellastrum (GT, 33%)
300–320 Allium polyrrhizum (EH, 33%) Stipa gobica (EH, 50%) Stipa glareosa (EH, 33%)
400–420 Cleistogenes soongorica (EH, 50%) Stipa gobica (EH, 50%) Iris bungei (EH, 33%)
500–520 Stipa glareosa (EH, 33%) Stipa gobica (EH, 50%) Stipa glareosa (EH, 50%)
600–620 Convolvulus ammanii (GE, 33%) Stipa gobica (EH, 50%) Stipa glareosa (EH, 50%)
700–720 Agropyron cristatum (EH, 33%) Stipa gobica (EH, 50%) Stipa glareosa (EH, 33%)
800–820 Agropyron cristatum (EH, 33%) Stipa gobica (EH, 50%) Stipa glareosa (EH, 50%)
Cleistogenes squarrosa (EH, 33%)   
900–920 Stipa glareosa (EH, 50%) Stipa gobica (EH, 50%) Stipa glareosa (EH, 50%)
1000–1020 Cleistogenes soongorica (EH, 50%) Stipa gobica (EH, 50%) Stipa glareosa (EH, 50%)
1100–1120 Stipa glareosa (EH, 50%) Stipa gobica (EH, 50%) Stipa glareosa (EH, 50%)
1200–1220 Stipa glareosa (EH, 50%) Stipa gobica (EH, 50%) Stipa glareosa (EH, 60%)
1300–1320 Stipa glareosa (EH, 33%) Stipa gobica (EH, 50%) Stipa glareosa (EH, 50%)
1400–1420 Stipa glareosa (EH, 33%) Stipa gobica (EH, 50%) Stipa glareosa (EH, 50%)
1500–1520 Stipa glareosa (EH, 50%) Stipa gobica (EH, 50%) Stipa glareosa (EH, 50%)
1600–1620 Stipa glareosa (EH, 17%) Stipa gobica (EH, 50%) Stipa glareosa (EH, 50%)