Vegetation distribution and impactof livestock grazing in the Kothi watershed of Kullu District in Himachal Pradesh, India

A study was undertaken in the Kothi watershed of Himachal Pradesh with a view to understand the patterns in vegetation distribution and impact of livestock grazing in the mountain ecosystems of the higher Himalaya. The study results in the documentation of 243 species of vascular plants distributed over 57 families and 160 genera.