Alpic acid dwarf willow snow-patch communities

Description (English)

Dwarf willow (Salix herbacea) snow-patches of the Alps, the Pyrenees, the Carpathians, the Dinarids, the Pelagonides, the Pirin and Rila mountains, occupying areas covered by snow for up to eight to ten months.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-111

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Salix herbacea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Salix herbacea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F2.111 Alpic acid dwarf willow snow-patch communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.111 Alpic acid dwarf willow snow-patch communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.111 Alpic acid dwarf willow snow-patch communities same
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