EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S2 - Arctic, alpine and subalpine scrub > S2-2 - Alpine and subalpine ericoid heaths > S2-26 - Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths

Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths

Description (English)

Mats of Arctostaphylos uva-ursi or Arctostaphylos alpinus of the alpine, subalpine and locally, montane, belts of the Alps, the Pyrenees, the northern and central Apennines, the Dinarides, the Carpathians, the Balkan Range, the Rhodope Mountains (south to the Slavianka-Orvilos, the Menikion, the Pangeon, the Falakron and the Rhodopi), the Moeso-Macedonian mountains (including Athos), the Pelagonides (south to the Greek Macedonian border ranges Tzena, Pinovon and Kajmakchalan) and Olympus, in the Thessalian mountains, mostly on calcareous substrates.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-26

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Arctostaphylos alpinus
Flowering Plants Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arctostaphylos alpinus Flowering Plants
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 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) F2.27 Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F2.27 Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F2.27 Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F2.27 Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F2.27 Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F3.27 Alpide Arctostaphylos uva-ursi and Arctostaphylos alpinus heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F3.27 Alpide bearberry heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.47 Alpide bearberry heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.47 Alpide bearberry heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.47   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.47   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.47   same
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