Boreo-alpine willow fen scrubs

English name: Boreo-alpine willow fen scrubs

Description (English)

Willow thickets or scrubs of mires of the mountains of the boreal zone of the Palaearctic region, characteristically forming along fen margins, on their hummocks or strings, sometimes in their lawns, with an understorey of dwarf shrubs, herbs, mosses and sphagna.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F9.26

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 44.926 Boreo-alpine willow fen scrubs source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F9.26 Boreo-alpine willow fen scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F9.26 Boreo-alpine willow fen scrubs same
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