Fenno-Scandian pioneer rock swards

English name: Fenno-Scandian pioneer rock swards

Description (English)

Pioneer communities colonizing thin debris soils and cracks of rocks, cliffs and rock pavements of xerothermic enclaves of the boreonemoral and southern boreal zones of Norway, Sweden and Finland, mostly limited to coastal regions, southern slopes and alvars. Some of the communities share physiognomic and ecological characteristics with the Central European communities of unit E1.29.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.115
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E1.11)

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 34.115 Fenno-Scandian pioneer rock swards source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.115 Fenno-Scandian pioneer rock swards same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.115 Fenno-Scandian pioneer rock swards same
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