Imnavait Creek Permanent Vegetation Plots

Walker DA, Lederer ND, and Walker MD. 1987. Permanent vegetation plots: Site factors, soil physical and chemical properties and plant species cover. Department of Energy R4D Program, Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

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General Description, Plot SW-26

general site photo
Plant community:Dry
Cassiope tetragona tetragona, Vaccinium uliginosum, Carex bigelowii, Tortula ruralis, Dicranum elongatum, Cetraria nivalis, Cladonia spp.,
fruticose lichen tundra
Microsite:iiDry stone stripe with frost scars on shoulder of hill
Other plots with a similar microsite:
SW-26, SW-29a, SW-30a, SW-32a*, SW-44a,
Date sampled: 8/6/84
Plot location: 149° 19.3' W, 68° 36.64' N
* Plots with soil descriptions
See Table 2 for a list of all plots
Enlarge general site photo