Plant Association Information
Picea glauca, Alnus crispa, Salix species, Vaccinium vitis-idaea, Hylocomium splendens, Stereocaulon species
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This open Picea glauca type is found at an average altitude of 564 meters with an average slope of 11% and a north exposure. The range in elevation is 518 to 610 meters, and the range in slope is 8% to 13%. The overstory of Picea glauca has 20% cover. The shrub cover is made up of Alnus crispa (30% cover), Salix species (40% cover) and Betula nana (20% cover). Vaccinium vitis-idaea (35% cover), Carex species and Gramineae are important to the herbaceous cover. Hylocomium splendens (60%) and Stereocaulon species (30% cover) are the most significant to the nonvascular layer.
None listed.Associated Plant Species: Alnus viridis
, Betula nana
, Hylocomium splendens
, Picea glauca
, Vaccinium vitis-idaea