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Northern mixed forests




Vegetation at the boundary between Cool-temperate climate and Subarctic climate where deciduous trees are mixed with confers, although beeches (Fagus sp.) are usually dominant. Tilia sp., not Fagus sp., and/or conifers such as Jezo spruces (Picea jezoensis) are mixed.

Distribution (Horizontal)

western Hokkaido

Distribution (Vertical)

Basal zones and Colline zones (western Hokkaido)

Index plants

Tilia sp., Jezo spruces (Picea jezoensis)

Plant composition

Tilia sp., Painted maple (Acer pictum subsp. mono), Betula ermanii, Jezo spruces (Picea jezoensis)

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