Alaska Arctic Vegetation Unit G3.1

 

Hierarchy of Geobotanical Vegetation Map Units (Walker DA 2002)

Moist non-tussock sedge, dwarf-shrub moss tundra (nonacidic tundra with non-sorted circles), Community No. 27, Okpilak River, Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska (Photo: D.A. Walker).

Moist non-tussock sedge, dwarf-shrub moss tundra (nonacidic tundra with non-sorted circles), Community No. 27, Okpilak River, Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska. Photo D.A. Walker.
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Moist non-tussock sedge, dwarf-shrub moss tundra (nonacidic tundra with non-sorted circles), variant of Community No. 27 with abundant Arctagrostis latifolia near the Kaktakturuk River, Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska (Photo: D.A. Walker).

Moist non-tussock sedge, dwarf-shrub moss tundra (nonacidic tundra with non-sorted circles), variant of Community No. 27 with abundant Arctagrostis latifolia near the Kaktakturuk River, Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska. Photo D.A. Walker.
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Moist non-tussock sedge, dwarf-shrub moss tundra (nonacidic tundra), Community No. 27, Okpilak River, Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska (Photo: D.A. Walker).

Moist non-tussock sedge, dwarf-shrub moss tundra (nonacidic tundra), Community No. 27, Okpilak River, Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska. Photo D.A. Walker.
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Non-tussock sedge, dwarf-shrub, moss tundra (moist nonacidic tundra), Community No. 27. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska (Photo: D.A. Walker).

Non-tussock sedge, dwarf-shrub, moss tundra (moist nonacidic tundra), Community No. 27. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska. Photo D.A. Walker.
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map legend color for unit G3.1G3.1 Moist nonacidic tundra (N. Arctic Coastal Plain)

Non-tussock sedge, dwarf-shrub, moss communities (comm. 27) on mesic non-acidic loess. Northern Arctic Coastal Plain, Subzone D.