Imnavait Creek Grid Vegetation

 

Imnavait Creek Grid Vegetation

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  1. Barren
    1. map legend color for unit1 1. Barren.

      Barren roads and pads; unvegetated.
      Barren (32).
      0.004 ha, 0.01% of map

    2. map legend color for unit2 2. Lichens on rocks.

      Lichen communities on rocks, including Cetraria nigricans-Rhizocarpon geographicum (07). Dry lichen barren.
      Xeric blockfields, glacial erratics.
      0.154 ha, 0.22% of map

    3. map legend color for unit3 3. Partially vegetated.

      Juncus biglumis-Luzula arctica (08).
      Anthelia juratzkana-Juncus biglumis. Dry rush, forb lichen barren, frost scars.
      Partially vegetated disturbed barrens on gravel pads, bulldozed areas (33), nonsorted circles (no code), and experimental structure (34).
      0.012 ha, 0.02% of map

  2. Moist Graminoid Tundra
    1. map legend color for unit4 4. Acidic mesic tussock tundra.

      Eriophorum vaginatum-Sphagnum rubellum (10), Carex bigelowii-Sphagnum rubellum (11).
      Erivag-Sphrub (10), Sphagno-Eriophoetum vaginati typicum. Moist sedge, dwarf-shrub tundra. Mesic to subhygric, moderate snow, lower slopes.
      Carbig-Sphrub (11), Sphagno-Eriophoetum vaginati typicum, Carex bigelowii. Moist sedge, dwarf-shrub tundra. Subhygric to hygric, moderate snow, solifluction slopes.
      Mesic to subhygric, acidic, shallow to moderate snow, stable slopes, Subzone E zonal vegetation on fine-grained substrates with ice-rich permafrost. Subhygric to hygric, moderate snow, solifluction slopes (10, 11).
      21.541 ha, 31.25% of map

    2. map legend color for unit5 5. Other mainly nonacidic mesic tundra.

      Cassiope tetragona-Carex bigelowii (14), Carex aquatilis-Salix chamissonis (25), Arctagrostis latifolia-Bistorta plumosa (18), Arctagrostis latifolia-Salix chamissonis (19).
      Castet-Carbig (14), Dryado integrifoliaea-Caricetum bigelowii, Equisetum arvensis. Moist sedge, dwarf-shrub tundra. Subhygric, snowbed tansition areas between stone and stripes.
      Caraqu-Salcha (25), Salix chamissonis-Carex aquatilis. Wet sedge, dwarf shrub tundra Hygric, deep snow, stream margins.
      Arclat-Salcha (19), Salix chamissonis-Carex aquatilis. Wet sedge, dwarf shrub tundra. Subhygric, deep snow, rocky stream margins.
      Arclat-Betplu (18), Poa glauca-Arnica angustifolia. Moist grass, forb meadow. Mesic to subhydric, zootic disturbances, animal dens, nitrogen experiment.
      Mesic to subhygric, circumneutral to acidic, moderate to deep snow, includes inter-stripe areas nonsorted stripe complexes in areas with moderate to deep snow.
      Misc. sites including deep-snow stream margins, circumneutral, some revegetated disturbed sites, and zoogenically disturbed areas, animal dens. (14, 18, 19, 25).
      3.321 ha, 4.82% of map

  3. Wet Graminoid Tundra and Water
    1. map legend color for unit6 6. Wet raised microsites.

      Salix fuscescens-Sphagnum lenense (23), Carex aquatilis-Sphagnum lenense (24).
      Salfus-Sphlen (23), Sphagnum lenense-Salix fuscescens. Wet sedge, dwarf-shrub tundra hygric to subhygric, meadows and margins of colluvial basins.
      Caraqu-Salfus (24), Sphagnum lenense-Salix fuscescens. Wet sedge, dwarf-shrub tundra hygric to subhygric, hummocks, strangs, raised microsites in colluvial basins.
      Hygric to subhydric, hummocks and strangs in poor fens and fens, raised microsites in colluvial basins, colluvial basin margins (23, 24).
      3.043 ha, 4.42% of map

    2. map legend color for unit7 7. Poor fen.

      Carex rotundata-Sphagnum lindbergii (20), Eriophorum scheuchzeri-Sphagnum orientale (28).
      Carrot-Sphlin (20), Sphagnum orientale-Eriophorum scheuzeri. Wet sedge tundra. Subhydric to hydric, meadows, ponds, poor fens in colluvial basins.
      Carrot-Erisch (28), Sphagnum orientale-Eriophorum scheuzeri. Wet sedge tundra. Subhydric to hydric, meadows, ponds, poor fens in colluvial basins.
      Subhydric to hydric, meadows, ponds, poor fens in colluvial basins (20, 28).
      0.843 ha, 1.22% of map

    3. map legend color for unit8 8. Fen.

      Eriophorum angustifolium (21, 22), Carex aquatilis-Eriophorum angustifolium (27), Calliergon giganteum-Drepanocladus revolvens (30).
      Caraqu-Eriang (21), Eriophorum angustifolium-Carex aquatilis. Wet sedge tundra. Subhydric to hydric, watertracks, stream margins, fens.
      Eriang (22), Eriophorum angustifolium-Carex aquatilis. Wet sedge tundra. Subhydric to hydric, watertracks, stream margins, fens.
      Caraqu-Eriang (27), Eriophorum angustifolium-Carex aquatilis. Wet sedge tundra. Subhydric to hydric, watertracks, stream margins, fens.
      Calsar-Drerev (30), Poa glauca-Arnica angustifolia. Wet sedge tundra. Subhydic to hydric, interhummock areas, flarks on solifluction slopes.
      Subhydric to hydric, water tracks, stream margins, fens, flarks on solifuluction slopes (21, 22, 27, 30).
      0.095 ha, 0.14% of map

    4. map legend color for unit9 9. Herbaceous marsh.

      Sparganium hyperboreum-Hippuris vulgaris (29).
      Spahyp-Hipvul (29), Hippuris vulgaris-Sparganium hyperboreum. Forb marsh. Hydric, deep water in beaded ponds.
      Hydric, lakes and beaded ponds (29).
      0.053 ha, 0.08% of map

    5. map legend color for unit10 10. Water.

      Water.
      Hydric, ponds and streams (31).
      0.233 ha, 0.34% of map

  4. Prostrate- and hemi-prostrate dwarf-shrub tundra
    1. map legend color for unit11 11. Dry acidic tundra.

      Arctous alpina-Hierochloe alpina (01), Salix phlebophylls-Vaccinium vitis-idaea (02), Vaccinium vitis-idaea-Cetraria richardsonii (03), Calamagrostis inexpansa-Vaccinium vitis-idaea (04).
      Arcalp-Hiealp (1), Salici phlebophyllae-Arctoetum alpinae. Dry dwarf-shrub fruticose-lichen tundra (Ericaceae dominant). Xeric, shallow snow, glacial till.
      Salphl-Vacvit (2), Salici phlebophyllae-Arctoetum alpinae. Dry dwarf-shrub fruticose-lichen tundra (Ericaceae dominant). Xeric, exposed to wind, little snow, glacial till.
      Vacvit-Cetric (3), Salici phlebophyllae-Arctoetum alpinae. Dry dwarf-shrub fruticose-lichen tundra (Ericaceae dominant). Xeric, exposed to wind, little snow, glacial till.
      Caline-Vacvit (4), Salici phlebophyllae-Arctoetum alpinae. Dry dwarf-shrub fruticose-lichen tundra (snowbeds). Subxeric to mesic, shallow snowbeds, depressions, glacial till.
      Xeric, acidic, shallow snow; glacial till, exposed sites on siliceous substrates (1, 2, 3).
      Subxeric to mesic, acidic to nonacidic, shallow snowbeds, non-sorted stone stripes (4).
      1.764 ha, 2.56% of map

    2. map legend color for unit12 12. Acidic Castet snowbeds.

      Cassiope tetragona-Carex microchaeta (09).
      Castet-Carmic (9), Carici microchaetae-S(C?)assiopetum tetragonae. Moist dwarf-shrub fruticose lichen tundra (snowbeds). Subxeric to mesic, moderate snowbeds.
      Subxeric to mesic, acidic, moderate snowbeds (9).
      0.171 ha, 0.25% of map

    3. map legend color for unit13 13. Acidic strips with Castet.

      Cassiope tetragona-Calamagrostis inexpansa (05).
      Castet-Caline (5), Carici microchaetae-Sassiopetum tetragonae. Dry dwarf-shrub fruticose-lichen tundra (snowbeds). Subxeric to mesic, shallow snowbeds, nonsorted stone stripes.
      Subxeric to mesic, acidic to nonacidic, shallow snowbeds, non-sorted stone stripes (5).
      3.340 ha, 4.85% of map

    4. map legend color for unit14 14. Dry hemi-prostrate Betnan.

      Betula nana-Hierochloe alpinum (06).
      Betnan-Hiealp (6), Hierochloe alpina-Betlua nana. Dry dwarf-shrub, fruticose lichen tundra (Betula dominant). Subxeric to mesic, shallow snowbeds, depressions, glacial till.
      Subxeric to mesic, acidic, shallow depressions on glacial till (6).
      1.522 ha, 2.21% of map

  5. Erect-shrub tundra
    1. map legend color for unit15 15. Betnan-Erivag dwarf shrub.

      Betula nana-Eriophorum vaginatum (12).
      Betnan-Erivat (12), Sphagno-Eriophoetum vaginati typicum. Moist sedge, dwarf-shrub tundra. Mesic to subhygric, moderate snow, lower slopes.
      Mesic to subhygric, moderate snow, lower slopes (12).
      15.167 ha, 22.01% of map

    2. map legend color for unit16 16. Salpul-Carbig dwarf shrub.

      Salix planifolia ssp. pulchra-Carex bigelowii (13).
      Salpul-Carbig (13), Sphagno-Eriophoetum vaginati typicum, Carex bigelowii. Moist sedge, dwarf-shrub tundra. Subhygric, moderate snow, lower slopes with solifluction.
      Subhygric, moderate snow, lower slopes with solifluction (13).
      6.160 ha, 8.94% of map

    3. map legend color for unit17 17. Betnan-Rubcha dwarf shrub.

      Betula nana-Rubus chamaemorus. Dwarf-shrub variant (15).
      Betnan-Rubcha (15), Sphagno-Eriphoretum vaginati betuletosum nanae. Moist dwarf-shrub tundra. Subhygric to hygric, moderate to deep snow, margins of upland watertracks, palsas, high centered polygons.
      Subhygric, moderate snow, margins of upland water tracks, palsas, high-centered polygons (15).
      6.210 ha, 9.01% of map

    4. map legend color for unit18 18. Low shrub tundra.

      Low-shrub variant (16). Salix planifolia ssp. pulchra-Sphagnum rubellum (17).
      Betnan-Rubcha (16), Sphagno-Eriphoretum vaginati betuletosum nanae. Moist low-shrub tundra. Subhygric, moderate snow, margins of upland watertracks, palsas, high centered polygons.
      Salpul-Sphrub (17), Sphagno-Eriphoretum vaginati betuletosum nanae. Moist low-shrub tundra. Subhygric, moderate snow, margins of upland watertracks, palsas, high centered polygons.
      Subhygric, moderate snow, margins of upland water tracks, palsas, high-centered polygons.
      Subhygric to hygric, moderate to deep snow, upland water tracks and margins of water tracks, and lower slope areas (16, 17).
      4.960 ha, 7.20% of map

    5. map legend color for unit19 19. Salpul-Eriang water tracks.

      Eriophorum angustifolium-Salix planifolia ssp. pulchra (26).
      Salpul-Eriang (26), Eriophorum angustifolium-Salix pulchra. Wet low-shrub tundra. Subhygric, deep snow, upland water tracks.
      Subhydric, deep snow, upland water tracks with flowing water (26).
      0.330 ha, 0.48% of map