Alaska Arctic Vegetation Unit S1.2

 

Hierarchy of Geobotanical Vegetation Map Units (Walker DA 2002)

Erect dwarf-shrub, lichen tundra, Community No. 48 near tree line, Ophir Creek near Council, AK. (Photo: D.A. Walker).

Erect dwarf-shrub, lichen tundra, Community No. 48 near tree line, Ophir Creek near Council, AK. Photo D.A. Walker.
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Erect dwarf-shrub, lichen tundra, Community No. 48, alpine belt D, Ophir Creek near Council, Seward Peninsula, AK. (Photo: D.A. Walker).

Erect dwarf-shrub, lichen tundra, Community No. 48, alpine belt D, Ophir Creek near Council, Seward Peninsula, AK. Photo D.A. Walker.
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map legend color for unit S1.2S1.2 Dwarf-shrub, lichen tundra (NW Alaska)

Erect dwarf-shrub, lichen communities (comm. 48, 76) on mesic sites. Foothills of the western Brooks Range and mountains of the Seward Peninsula, Beringian Alaska floristic province, Subzone E.