Salix arctica


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Noun1.Salix arctica - low creeping shrub of Arctic Europe and America
genus Salix, Salix - a large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees: willows
willow, willow tree - any of numerous deciduous trees and shrubs of the genus Salix
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bigelowii (Bigelow's sedge), the evergreen shrub Dryas integrifolia (entireleaf mountain-avens), and the deciduous shrubs Salix arctica (Arctic willow) and S.
Site Cover type / Life form / Species A B C D Total live cover 148 119.2 140 82.7 Total live vascular cover 143 103.0 140 77.0 Evergreen shrubs 1.5 10.9 Dryas integrifolia 1.5 10.9 Deciduous shrubs 8 4.4 1.6 Salix arctica 4 2.9 Salix lanata 1.5 Salix ovalifolia 1 0.3 Salix pulchra 2 1.3 Salix reticulata 1 Sedges 113 97.1 140 58.7 Car ex aquatilis 9 14.7 130 0.3 Carex bigelowii 4 3.9 Carex membranacea 0.3 Carex mis an dr a 0.3 Eriophorum angustifolium 97 82.4 10 53.6 Eriophorum scheuchzeri 3 Eriophorum vaginatum 0.3 Grasses 13 2.1 Alopecurus alpinus 8 0.5 Arctagrostis latifolia 1 0.5 Deschampsia caespitosa 0.3 Dupontia fischeri 3 0.5 Hierochloe pauciflora Poa alpigena 1 Puccinellia angustata 0.3 Forbs 9 3.7 Braya sp.
Species with <2% cover included, in order of dominance, spike trisetum (Trisetum spicatum), granite mousetail (Ivesia muirii), alpine willow (Salix arctica), frosted buckwheat (Eriogonum incanum), Sierra beardtongue (Penstemon heterodoxus), heath wood rush (Luzula orestera), pussypaws (Calyptridium umbellatum), rockcress (Arabis platysperma), glaucus willowherb (Epilobium glabenimum), and little elephant heads (Pedicularis attolens).
In total, 13 vascular plant species were identified in these plots: Salix arctica, Cassiope tetragona, Oxytropis arctica, Vaccinium uliginosum, Poa sp., Empetrum nigrum, Diapensia lapponica, Pedicularis hirsuta L., Dryas integrifolia, Oxyria digyna, Salix reticulata, Saxifraga L., and Carex membranacea.
The percent cover of stems, visually estimated from the digital photos, was typically much smaller than that of leaves, and occurred only for some woody shrub species (e.g., Salix arctica, Vaccinium uliginosum).
Dry sites on nonacidic, coarse-textured soils are dominated by Salix arctica and Dryas integrifolia.
In Zone B (entrance to houses), Salix arctica was the dominant plant.
coll.) in all places but Nordfjord, where Salix arctica Pall.
20% and included mainly Salix arctica, Saxifraga oppositifolia, and Carex spp., with scattered forbs.
1 - - - 1 2 7 Draba subcapitata - - - - - - 1 Draba fladnizensis - - - - - - 1 Draba lactea - - - - - - 2 Draba groenlandica - - - - - - 2 Draba nivalis - - 1 - - 1 6 Draba arctica - 1 - - 1 2 4 Draba glabella 1 1 - - - 2 15 Draba crassifolia - - - - - - 3 Draba adamsii - - - - - - 1 Draba alpina 1 1 1 - - 3 13 Cochlearia groenlandica 1 - - - - 1 1 Eutrema edwardsii - - - - - - 2 Lesquerella arctica - - - - - - 1 Braya purpurascens 1 - - - 1 2 3 Braya humilis - - - - - - 1 Cardamine bellidifolia - - - - - - 1 Arabis alpina - - - - - - 4 Salix arctica 1 1 - 1 1 4 44 Betula nana - 1 - - - 1 4 Oxyria digyna 1 1 1 1 1 5 30 Koenigia islandica - - - - - - 1 Polygonum viviparum 1 1 - 1 1 4 32 Cerastium arcticum coll.