EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > F - Heathland, scrub and tundra > F2 - Arctic, alpine and subalpine scrub > F2.1 - Subarctic and alpine dwarf willow scrub > F2.12 - Boreo-alpine calcicline snow-patch Salix polaris scrub

Boreo-alpine calcicline snow-patch Salix polaris scrub

English name: Boreo-alpine calcicline snow-patch dwarf willow scrub

Description (English)

Calciphile or calcicline snow-patch and snowbed communities of the boreal and arcto-alpine mountains, dominated by dwarf willows. Typical species: Salix reticulata, Salix retusa, Salix polaris, Salix kitaibeliana, Poa alpina, Selaginella selaginoides and Polygonum viviparum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F2.12

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.122 Boreo-Alpic calcicolous espalier willow snowbed communities narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 36.1231 Polar willow snowbed communities narrower
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.3. Sparsely vegetated areas n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 1.3.2.1 Polar Willow type n/a
Nordic Vegetation Classification 1994 1.2.2.2 Net-leaved Willow - Alpine Meadow grass type n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 4.4.1 Combe à neige calcaire narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.12 Boreo-alpine calcicline snow-patch Salix polaris scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.12 Boreo-alpine calcicline snow-patch Salix polaris scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F2.12 Boreo-alpine calcicline snow-patch Salix polaris scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F2.12 Boreo-alpine calcicline snow-patch Salix polaris scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F3.12 Boreo-Alpic calcicline snow-patch Salix polaris scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F3.12 Boreo-Alpic calcicline snow patch dwarf willow scrub same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 36.1231 Polar willow snowbed communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 36.122 Boreo-Alpic calcicolous espalier willow snowbed communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 36.1231 Boreo-Alpic calcicolous espalier willow snowbed communities (36.122) and Polar willow snowbed communities (36.1231) same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 36.122 Boreo-Alpic calcicolous espalier willow snowbed communities (36.122) and Polar willow snowbed communities (36.1231) same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 36.1231   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 36.122   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 36.122   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 36.1231   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 36.122   same
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