Alpine and subalpine grasslands

English name: Alpine and subalpine grasslands

Description (English)

Primary and secondary grass- or sedge- dominated formations of the alpine and subalpine levels of boreal, nemoral, mediterranean, warm-temperate humid and Anatolian mountains.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E4

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36 Alpine and subalpine grasslands same
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.1. Natural grassland n/a
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.3. Sparsely vegetated areas n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 D Heathland overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 4.3 Pelouses et pâturages maigres d'altitude narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 4.4 Combes à neige narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 4.5.2 Prairie de fauche de montagne narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 4.5.4 Pâturage gras subalpin et alpin narrower
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 9300000 Alpínske travinno-bylinné porasty n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E4 Alpine and subalpine grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E4 Alpine and subalpine grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E4 Alpine and subalpine grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E4 Alpine and subalpine grasslands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E4 Alpine and subalpine grasslands, tall herbs and ferns same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E4 Alpine and subalpine grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 36 Alpine and subalpine grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 36 Alpine and subalpine grasslands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 36   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 36   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 36   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 36   same
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