Vegetation types in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut

View a larger version of this image (jpg).  (Brunisolic Turbic Cryosol)
Brunisolic Turbic Cryosol
Brunisolic Turbic Cryosol associated with earth-hummock-covered till landscape.


View a larger version of this image (jpg).  (Closed canopy broadleaf forest (boreal))
Closed canopy broadleaf forest (boreal)
Closed canopy broadleaf forest (boreal)


View a larger version of this image (jpg).  (Closed canopy coniferous forest (boreal))
Closed canopy coniferous forest (boreal)
Closed canopy coniferous forest (boreal)


View a larger version of this image (jpg).  (Sparsely vegetated (high arctic))
Sparsely vegetated (high arctic)
Sparsely vegetated (high arctic) - Saxifrage and arctic willows


View a larger version of this image (jpg).  (Open lichen - black spruce forest (subarctic))
Open lichen - black spruce forest (subarctic)
Open lichen - black spruce forest (subarctic)


View a larger version of this image (jpg).  (Cotton grass tundra (low arctic))
Cotton grass tundra (low arctic)
Cotton grass tundra (low arctic)


View a larger version of this image (jpg).  (Patchy vegetation (mid arctic))
Patchy vegetation (mid arctic)
Patchy vegetation (mid arctic) -arctic poppy and <i>draba spp.</i>