Portland State University. Department of Biology
Date of Publication
Master of Science (M.S.) in Biology
Mountain plants -- Oregon -- Steens Mountain
1 online resource (108 p.)
A determination was made that the summit of Steens Mountain is an alpine tundra. The assessment was based on floristics, vegetation and community structure, environmental parameters, and geomorphological criteria. Microhabitats of Oxyria digyna at low elevations were found to approximate alpine conditions.
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Collins, Paul, "Alpine vegetation of Steens Mountain" (1978). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 2822.