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Temperate-montane acid siliceous screes

English name: Temperate-montane acid siliceous screes

Description (English)

Siliceous screes of high altitudes and cool sites in mountain ranges of the nemoral zone, including the Alps, Pyrenees and Caucasus.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H2.3
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Dryopteridion oreadis Rivas-Mart. 1977 corr. Rivas-Mart. et al. 1984 Vegetation of montane-subalpine and relict oro-mediterranean siliceous screes and moraines of Pyrenean, Iberian and Apenninian Peninsulas Dryopteridion abbreviatae Rivas-Mart. 1977; Dryopteridion oreadis Rivas-Mart. 1977 corr. Rivas-Mart. et al. 1982; Dryopteridion oreadis Rivas-Mart. 1977 corr. Rivas-Mart. et al. 1986 Schaminee et al, 2012
Androsacion alpinae Br.-Bl. in Br.-Bl. et Jenny 1926 Vegetation of siliceous screes and moraines of alpine and subnival belts of Alps, Carpathians and Balkans Allosurion crispi Jenny-Lips 1930; Oxyrion Gams 1936; Polygonion alpini N. Randelovic 1995; Veronicion baumgartenii Coldea 1991; Poion laxae Lakušic et al. 1977; Poion laxae Lakušic et al. 1979 Schaminee et al, 2012
Scrophulario minimae-Symphyolomion graveolens Belonovskaya et al. 2013 Lower alpine and subalpine vegetation on siliceous screes and stone fields of Caucasus Scrophulario minimae-Symphyolomion graveolens Belonovskaya 2012 Schaminee et al, 2012
Senecionion leucophylli Br.-Bl. 1948 Vegetation of moving fine-grained siliceous screes of alpine belt of Pyrenees Taraxacion pyrenaici Nègre 1968 Schaminee et al, 2012
Chaerophyllion humilis Onipchenko 2002 Subnival and upper alpine vegetation on siliceous screes and stone fields of Caucasus Drabo scabrae-Eunomion rotundifoliae Belonovskaya 2012 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 61.1 Alpine and northern siliceous screes same
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 I121 Natural rock exposure: scree, acid/neutral overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.3.2 Roche siliceuse same
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 4310000 Skalné sutiny alpínskeho stupna n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H2.3 Temperate-montane acid siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H2.3 Temperate-montane acid siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H2.3 Temperate-montane acid siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H2.3 Temperate-montane acid siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H2.3 Temperate-montane acid siliceous screes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H2.3 Temperate-montane acid siliceous screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 61.1 Alpine and northern siliceous screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 61.1 Alpine and northern siliceous screes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 61.1   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 61.1   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 61.1   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 61.1   same
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