EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > F - Heathland, scrub and tundra > F2 - Arctic, alpine and subalpine scrub

Arctic, alpine and subalpine scrub

English name: Arctic, alpine and subalpine scrub

Description (English)

Scrub occurring north of or above the climatic tree limit, but outside the permafrost zone. Scrub occurring close to but below the climatic tree limit, where trees are suppressed either by late-lying snow or by wind or repeated browsing.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F2

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
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.3. Sparsely vegetated areas n/a
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.4.4 Lande subalpine xérophile sur sol acide narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.4.3 Lande subalpine calcicole narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 4.4 Combes à neige narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.4.5 Lande subalpine méso-hygrophile sur sol acide narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 5.4.6 Lande alpine ventée narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2 Arctic, alpine and subalpine scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2 Arctic, alpine and subalpine scrub habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F2 Arctic, alpine and subalpine scrub habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F2 Arctic, alpine and subalpine scrub habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F3 Arctic, alpine and subalpine dwarf-shrub habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F3 Arctic and alpine dwarf-shrub habitats same
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