Northern British willow brush

English name: Northern British willow brush

Description (English)

Mixed Salix aurita, Salix atrocinerea, Salix repens and Salix caprea scrub, with Rumex acetosa, Filipendula ulmaria, Dryopteris spp., Oxalis acetosella, developed on ungrazed ledges, islands and gullies of Shetland, Orkney, Hebrides and the Northern Highlands.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F2.323
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (F2.32)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Filipendula ulmaria
Flowering Plants Oxalis acetosella
Flowering Plants Rumex acetosa
Flowering Plants Salix atrocinerea
Flowering Plants Salix aurita
Flowering Plants Salix caprea
Flowering Plants Salix repens
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Filipendula ulmaria Flowering Plants
Oxalis acetosella Flowering Plants
Rumex acetosa Flowering Plants
Salix atrocinerea Flowering Plants
Salix aurita Flowering Plants
Salix caprea Flowering Plants
Salix repens Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.623 Northern British willow brush source
National Vegetation Classification (UK) W20 Salix lapponum-Luzula sylvatica scrub not defined
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.323 Northern British willow brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.323 Northern British willow brush same
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