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Pioneer Patches and Discontinuous Vegetation of Ridges and Peak Habitats

  • Erika Pignatti
  • Sandro Pignatti
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Abstract

The extreme limits of herbaceous vegetation, in general discontinuous, at an elevation of 2,400–2,700 m, are at the edge of survival for a plant community. And yet, even in this habitat, we are faced with a highly diversified flora which is connected with the evolution at the margin of the Quaternary glacier and with the Arctic and Altaic flora.

Keywords

Snow Cover Alpine Grassland Alpine Belt Quaternary Glacier Preceding Chapter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erika Pignatti
    • 1
  • Sandro Pignatti
    • 1
  1. 1.RomeItaly

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