Alaska Arctic Vegetation Unit B3e.2

 

Hierarchy of Geobotanical Vegetation Map Units (Walker DA 2002)

Acidic mountain complexes (NW Alaska). Acidic mountain complex, Community No. 39 complexed with lichen covered rocks, near Council, AK, Seward Peninsula. (Photo: D.A. Walker).

Acidic mountain complexes (NW Alaska). Acidic mountain complex, Community No. 39 complexed with lichen covered rocks, near Council, AK, Seward Peninsula. Photo D.A. Walker.
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Acidic mountain complexes (NW Alaska). Acidic mountain complex, Community No. 39, near Council, AK, Seward Peninsula, AK. (Photo: D.A. Walker).

Acidic mountain complexes (NW Alaska). Acidic mountain complex, Community No. 39, near Council, AK, Seward Peninsula, AK. Photo D.A. Walker.
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map legend color for unit B3e.2B3e.2 Acidic mountain complexes (NW Alaska)

Prostrate dwarf-shrub, lichen communities (comm. 39) on dry granitic slopes, in complex with snowbeds (comm. 64), talus slopes and meadow communities. Seward Peninsula and NW Alaska, Subzone E.