Alaska Arctic Vegetation Unit W2.2

 

Hierarchy of Geobotanical Vegetation Map Units (Walker DA 2002)

Wet sedge, moss tundra, Community No. 29, Brooks Range, Alaska (Photo: D.A. Walker).

Wet sedge, moss tundra, Community No. 29, Brooks Range, Alaska. Photo D.A. Walker.
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Wet sedge, moss tundra, Community No. 29, near Kaktakturuk River, Arctic Coastal Plain, AK. (Photo: D.A. Walker).

Wet sedge, moss tundra, Community No. 29, near Kaktakturuk River, Arctic Coastal Plain, AK. Photo D.A. Walker.
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Wet sedge, moss tundra, Community No. 29, Prudhoe Bay, Arctic Coastal Plain, AK. (Photo: D.A. Walker).

Wet sedge, moss tundra, Community No. 29, Prudhoe Bay, Arctic Coastal Plain, AK. Photo D.A. Walker.
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map legend color for unit W2.2W2.2 Wet nonacidic coastal complex (N. Alaska)

Wet sedge, moss communities (comm. 29) on wet nonacidic sites, with moist communities (G3.1, comm. 27) on higher microsites. Northern Arctic Coastal Plain and northern coast of Seward Peninsula, Subzone D.