Yes, as I mentioned above, this is your
Sounds like you are on your way to coming up with a way to accomplish this visualization outside of QIIME 2, which is what I was going to recommend to you here anyway. What you are trying to view is not supported by QIIME 2 at present, and we don’t have plans to implement this in the near future.
Have you had a look at
feature-table heatmap? While not UPGMA, this does support clustering on the sample and feature axes, independently. You have the option to annotate metadata, too.
If you have any further questions, I think it would make sense to ask those in a new Topic (or Topics) on the Forum. Thanks!