Snowbeds

  • Erika Pignatti
  • Sandro Pignatti
Chapter

Abstract

The accumulations of snow at the base of slopes and screes, often caused by avalanches, create a habitat of which very little is known. Here we find a highly specialized vegetation completing its entire lifecycle in just 2 months or a little more—between the melting of the snow in June and the first snowfalls at the end of August.

Keywords

Snow Cover Arctic Region Altai Mountain Character Species Ecological Characterization 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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