diapensia


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any boreal low-growing evergreen plant of the genus Diapensia

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Above 900 m in elevation, the grassland-forb-shrub formation is replaced by an alpine vegetation dominated by extensive heath mats of crowberry (Empetrum nigrum), alpine azalea (Loiseleuria procumbens), diapensia (Diapensia lapponica), Kamchatka rhododendron (Rhododendron kamtschaticum), purple heather (Phyllodoce empetriformis), Alaska heather (Cassiope lycopodioides), alpine bearberry (Arctostaphylos alpina), mountain cranberry (Vaccinium vitis idea), bog blueberry (V.
Climatic impacts on flowering, growth, and vigour in an arctic-alpine cushion plant, Diapensia lapponica, under different snow cover regimes.
Family Name (Latin and Common): Diapensiaceae, the Diapensia family