sub-alpine


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sub-alpine

relating to the area immediately below the timber line in mountainous regions.
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If you want to understand wildlife, you need to simplify your thinking," says camo-clad Ryan as we embark on a steep, sweaty hike through huckleberry bushes and sub-Alpine firs.
sub-alpine woodland--to install nestboxes to survey Leadbeater's Possum's distribution and abundance and monitor post-fire recolonisation;
Joe 1,812 Pend Oreille/ 257 Kootenai Valley Species (a) WRC 1,390 DFL 2,260 GFHAF 3,536 LPPP 694 Quarter 1 1,768 2 1,571 3 2,634 4 1,907 (a) WRC = western redcedar; DFL = Douglas-fir and western larch; GFHAF = grand fir, western hemlock, and sub-alpine fir; LPPP = lodgepole pine and ponderosa pine.
Community assembly along a successional gradient in sub-alpine meadows of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, China.
the Neelum Valley of AJ and K is sub-alpine birch forest and mixed coniferous forest having plant species as Abies pindrow, Picea smithiana, Taxus baccata, Betula utilis, Acercaesium, Viburnum spp.
Before reaching the sub-alpine line where the pine forest gradually recedes as the elevation increases, eventually giving way to scrub and then windswept grasslands and rocks, you will have to negotiate a narrow, twisting, steep path--hard tabbing which will necessitate about two hours' climbing to Kazana.
The squirrels are native to alpine and sub-alpine habitats.
A bit higher in the sub-alpine areas, columbine, silver lupine, and shooting star fringe the popular hike stringing together Nymph, Dream, and Emerald Lakes.
Although his view is long and broad, he is ever attentive to regional and local differences (especially between sub-Alpine and trans-Alpine revolts).
Marching up through the sub-alpine fields of flowers, sprinkled with Indian Brush, mountain lilies and lupine, we were swept away.
The park authority are concerned that water from the site drains into the Cononish River, the southern bank of which supports rare alpine and sub-alpine grasslands.