Alaska Arctic Vegetation Unit W1.1

 

Hierarchy of Geobotanical Vegetation Map Units (Walker DA 2002)

Moist tundra component of unit W1.1, Community No. 2 on acidic soils; Barrow, Alaska (Photo: D.A. Walker).

Moist tundra component of unit W1.1, Community No. 2 on acidic soils; Barrow, Alaska. Photo D.A. Walker.
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Wet sedge, moss tundra complex, Community Nos. 2, 3 and 4, Barrow, Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska (Photo: D.A. Walker).

Wet sedge, moss tundra complex, Community Nos. 2, 3 and 4, Barrow, Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska. Photo D.A. Walker.
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Wet tundra complex; Barrow, Alaska (Photo: D.A. Walker).

Wet tundra complex; Barrow, Alaska. Photo D.A. Walker.
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map legend color for unit W1.1W1.1 Wet acidic coastal complex (N. Alaska)

Wet graminoid, moss communities (comm. 4) on wet acidic coastal areas, with moist communities (comm. 2, 3) on higher microsites. Northern Arctic Coastal Plain.