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-59

general site photo
Plant community:Dry
Cassiope tetragona tetragona, Dryas integrifolia integrifolia, Vaccinium uliginosum, Salix reticulata reticulata, Tomentypnum nitens, Ptilidium ciliare, Dactylina arctica, Cetraria sp., Thamnolia subuliformis,
dwarf-shrub, fruticose-lichen tundra
Microsite:iiHummocky snow-bed southwest facing
Other plots with a similar microsite:
SW-40, SW-41, SW-51, SW-55, SW-56, SW-57, SW-59, SW-60, SW-72, SW-73,
Date sampled: 8/25/85
Plot location: 149° 17.19' W, 68° 37.12' N
* Plots with soil descriptions
See Table 2 for a list of all plots
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