United States: Florida: Marion County. Ross Prairie State Forest. Approx. 10 miles East of Dunnellon. From main gate on Hwy 200, head east on dirt road along northern boundary of State Forest. Plot is located just south of road. Mid-slope sandhill., with very sparse mature longleaf pine canopy. Apparent past logging. Lots of longleaf pine seedlings and saplings present. Patchy midstory of Quercus laevis, Q. incana, Q. geminata, Vaccinium arboreum, Rhus copallinum, Lyonia ferruginea. Thick ground cover of Aristida beyrichiana, Sorgastrum secundum, Schizachyrium scoparium, Licania micheaxii, Dichanthelium spp., Andropogon ternarius. Lat. 29º 02.185'N Long. 82º 17.527'W Datum: WGS84.