low Arctic tundra

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The southernmost latitudinal sector of the Arctic tundra, distinguished from the more northerly belts by the presence of continuous vegetation cover in most areas. The plant communities form a vegetation mosaic, which reflects the importance of microhabitats in this harsh, exposed environment.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

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