Alaska Arctic Vegetation Unit S1.1

 

Hierarchy of Geobotanical Vegetation Map Units (Walker DA 2002)

Shrubby tussock tundra near Toolik Lake, Alaska. Photo: D.A. Walker.

Shrubby tussock tundra near Toolik Lake, Alaska. Photo D.A. Walker.
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Shrubby tussock tundra; Arctic foothills, Alaska. Photo: D.A. Walker.

Shrubby tussock tundra; Arctic foothills, Alaska. Photo D.A. Walker.
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map legend color for unit S1.1S1.1 Shrubby tussock tundra (NE Alaska)

Erect dwarf-shrub communities (comm. 42) on mesic sites. Foothills of the eastern Brooks Range, Northern Alaska floristic province, Subzone E.