Dryas octopetala mats

Description (English)

Dwarf heaths formed by mats of the woody Dryas octopetala in high Palaearctic mountains, in arctic and boreal regions and in isolated Atlantic coastal outposts.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S2-28

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Dryas octopetala
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Dryas octopetala Flowering Plants

Other classifications

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

History

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