Alpine forests are present in Pakistan in shrub formations. These are 1m to 2 m high and extend above the sub-alpine forests. The genera present are Salix, Lonicera (Phut), Berberis (Sumbul, Sumblue), Cotoneaster with Juniperus and occasionally Rhododendron or Ephedra. The sub-alpine forests are also present in Pakistan. They consist of evergreen conifers and broad leave trees. They occur throughout the Himalayas. Alpine shrubs are found above the Himalayas.
Alpine forests are found in the northern areas of pakistan ,for example the himalayas and the karakoram range