Chamaephytes are under the system of life forms after Raunkiaer ( gr chamai = on Earth ( located ) ) perennial plants whose outlasting (renewal buds ) are below the average snow depth of 25 cm and thus hibernate in the protection of a snow cover or other hygroscopic or outlast thermal Ungunstabschnitte the year.
Among them are:
- Half and dwarf shrubs (eg blueberry )
- Perennial cushion plants and creeping perennial herbaceous plants and
- Some mosses.
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