Alaska Arctic Vegetation Unit W2.1

 

Hierarchy of Geobotanical Vegetation Map Units (Walker DA 2002)

map legend color for unit W2.1W2.1 Wet acidic complex (N. Alaska, Seward, P.)

Wet sedge, moss communities (comm. 20) on wet acidic sites, with moist tussock-sedge, dwarf-shrub communities (comm. 16) on higher microsites. Northern Arctic Coastal Plain, northern Seward Peninsula and St. Lawrence Island, Subzone D.