lichen woodland

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The facies of the boreal conifer zone, situated south of the forest tundra ecotone and north of the closed forest proper. The characteristic is that of open woodland, with a sparse stand of conifers set in a ground layer dominated by lichens (e.g. Cladonia).

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

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