Some species prefer short grasslands, at somewhat lower altitude, including club mosses, the hairy stonecrop (Sedum villosum), Mountain Avens (Dryas octopetala
), and the Alpine Moonwort (Botrychium nivalis), which only grows two inches high.
Fungi os "alpines islands" of Dryas octopetala
in the Carpathians.
Elkington (1971) showed freshly collected seeds of Dryas octopetala
germinated to 48 % when sown at 25[degrees]C under controlled germination conditions, but field sown seeds in autumn germinated only in the following spring, suggesting the temperature required for germination was not met.
Y blodau Arctig Alpaidd oedd un o'r rhesymau eraill - rhai fel y tormaen serennog (Saxifraga stellairs; starry saxifrage), y derig (Dryas octopetala
; mountain avens), a brwynddail y mynydd neu lili'r Wyddfa (Lloydia serotina; Snowdon Lily), er mae enw gwyddonol lili'r Wyddfa wedi cael ei newid erbyn hyn i Gagea serotina.
The most frequently occurring were Juncus trifidus, Poa alpina, Dryas octopetala
, Bistorta vivipara, Antennaria dioica and Omalotheca supina (Figure 4).
Site S2 was at a higher altitude (60 m) and had a diverse plant population dominated by Sanionia uncinata (moss) and flowering plants such as Deschampsia alpina and Dryas octopetala
. Site S3, located on a low-lying plain, had scanty moss and lichen vegetation, while S4, located near the coast, had moss, lichen, and Dryas sp.
leaves and Carex seeds were indentified between 650 and 645 cm.
Typical arctic flora elements, such as Hippophaj rhamnoides and Dryas octopetala
, have been identified (Kessel & Punning 1969b).
(1993) found a striking effect of temperature warming on phenology and seed-setting in Dryas octopetala
Go for a box tree cut spherically (buxus sempervirens, toxic), balsam fir (Abies balsamea nana), mountain avens (dryas octopetala
) or gypsophila.
Dwarf scrub communities of mountain-avens (herbs in the rose family), such as Dryas octopetala